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Baarìa

Year:
Duration:
150 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama
IMDB rate:
6.9
Director:
Giuseppe Tornatore
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 13 wins & 15 nominations
Details
Country: Italy
Release Date: 2009-09-25
Filming Locations: Bagheria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $4,900 (USA) (30 January 2011)
Gross: $4,900 (USA) (30 January 2011)
Cast
Actor
Character
Francesco Scianna
Peppino Torrenuova
Margareth Madè
Mannina
Lina Sastri
Tana
Ángela Molina
Sarina
Nicole Grimaudo
Sarina as a young woman
Ficarra
Nino (as Salvo Ficarra)
Picone
Luigi (as Valentino Picone)
Gaetano Aronica
Cicco
Alfio Sorbello
Cicco as a young man
Lollo Franco
Don Giacinto
Giovanni Gambino
Peppino as a child
Giuseppe Garufì
Pietro as a child
Aldo
Speculator (as Aldo Baglio)
Raoul Bova
Roman journalist
Paolo Briguglia
Catechist
Luigi Maria Burruano
Chemist
Laura Chiatti
Student
Giorgio Faletti
Corteccia
Beppe Fiorello
Dollar seller
Donatella Finocchiaro
Haberdasher
Corrado Fortuna
Renato Guttuso
Nino Frassica
Giacomo Bartolotta
Leo Gullotta
Liborio
Luigi Lo Cascio
Beggard's son
Marcello Mazzarella
Podestà
Vincenzo Salemme
Leading actor
Michele Placido
Communist
Fabrizio Romano
Onofrio Pace
Gaetano Bruno
Gino Artale
Michele Russo
Turiddu
Francesco Guzzo
Auctioneer
Gaetano Balistreri
Carru Minà / Carru Minà's grandson
Orazio Stracuzzi
Father Nespola
Gaetano Sciortino
Pietro as an adolescent
Giuseppe Russo
Michele as a child
Domenico Centamore
PCI comrade
Giuseppe Butera
PCI comrade
Anna Faranna
Angela as an adolescent
Valentina Rubino
Angela as a child
Desirée Rubino
Angela as a child (as Desirè Rubino)
Mariangela Di Cristina
Mannina as a child
Davide Viviani
Peppino as an adolescent
Giovanni Cangialosi
Stutterer
Roberto Salemi
CGIL union leader
Katia Gargano
Donna Bastiana
Daniele Perrone
Mannina's fiancé
Alessandro Schiavo
Ignazio Buttitta
Orio Scaduto
Gaspare
Enrico Salimbeni
Alberto Lattuada
Marco Iermanò
Pietro
Adele Tirante
Rosalia
Christian Canzonieri
Mino (as Christian Canzoneri)
Lauretana Di Salvo
Rosa
Gisella Marengo
Matilde
Salvatore Filippone
Blacksmith
Emanuele Gullotto
Barber
Ludovico Vitrano
Sarina's father
Raffaele Sabato
Urban planning councillor
Mimmo Cuticchio
Silent film reader
Franco Scaldati
Photographer
Tony Sperandeo
Breeder
Paride Benassai
Smallholder
Ugo Giacomazzi
PCI comrade
Sebastiano Lo Monaco
Lemon warehouse owner
Mimmo Pintacuda
Cinema cashier
Nino Russo
Mayor
Maria Bosco
Midwife
Serena Barone
Primary school teacher
Elena Russo
1972 bride
Pino Aiello
Professor
Giuseppe Sulfaro
Silent film audience member
Giovanni Martorana
Don Giacinto henchman 1
Paladino Sergio
Don Giacinto henchman 2 (as Sergio Paladino)
Maurizio San Fratello
Michele as an adolescent (as Maurilio Sanfratello)
Alessandro Di Carlo
Alberto Sordi
Leonardo Bellanca
Student representative
Santo Di Stefano
Federation comrade
Francesco Foti
PCI regional director
Rosario Gagliano
Briscola player 1
Giuseppe Campagna
Briscola player 2
Tommaso Caporrimo
Strange guy
Alessio Piazza
Typographer
Alessandro Agnello
Carabineer
Fabrizio Pizzuto
Food supply official
Maria Gagliano
Angela's teacher
Filippa Greco
Catechism teacher
Zaira Rumeo
Rita
Giacinto Albanese
Pietro
Alberto Mangiante
Lattuada's assistant
Alessio Baffa Scinelli
Young photographer
Giovanni Corvaia
Filippo
Ludovico Caldarera
L'Ora reporter
Vincenzo Bonanno
Janitor
Marcello Villa
Labourer 1
Salvatore Rancatore
Labourer 2
Giuseppe Cici
Labourer 3
Enrico Roccaforte
Labourer 4
Turi D'Anca
Provocateur
Raffaele Gangale
Militia leader
Lucia Marfia
Blind woman
Roberto Adelfio
Attanasio
Gaetano Martino
Silent film projectionist
Giorgio Provenzano
Coachman
Casimiro Di Salvo
Crippled man
Doriana La Fauci
Sarina's neighbour
Simona Malato
Cicco's neighbour 1
Ivonne Mineo
Cicco's neighbour 2
Rosaria Badalamenti
Rosa's shop customer 1
Rosaria Filippone
Rosa's shop customer 2
Franco Galletto
Ex-evacuee
Maria Di Cristina
Ex-evacuee's wife
Vincenzo Garufi
Fifetto
Carmelo Cannavò
Strongman
Giuseppe Fazio
Ice cream man
Luciano Federico
Municipal guard
Giuseppe Massa
Crook 1
Roberto Bonura
Crook 2
Rosanna Giacalone
Dance teacher
Bernardo Salvatore Seragusa
Butcher
Giovanni Ruvolo
Doctor
Giovanni Pagano
Bricklayer
Pietro Maligno
Sweets seller
Carmela Gentile
Landlady (as Carmelinda Gentile)
Antonino Lo Piparo
Landlord / Cinema audience member 2
Salvatore Martorana
Fisherman
Antonio Ribisi La Spina
Polling station president 1
Michele D'Amato
Polling station president 2
Antonino Giordano
Prince
Manuela Spartà
Olive grove girl
Vincenzo Rossi
DC party list representative
Maria Teresa De Sanctis
Sacristan
Salvatore Provino
Cinema audience member 1
Luca Campagna
Gang member 1
Davide Gallina
Gang member 2
Gabriele Giuseppe Terranova
Gang member 3
Sergio Vespertino
DC man
Nadia La Malfa
Lattuada's script supervisor
Dustin Fowler
American soldier (as Dustin Lee Flower)
Tiziana Lodato
Invitee
Beata Ben Ammar
Primadonna
Gabriele Lavia
Teacher
Did you know?
Trivia
Italy's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category for the 82nd Academy Awards; the other four films considered were: Fort Apache Napoli (2009), The Big Dream (2009), We Can Do That (2008) and Vincere (2009).
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The scene of the cow killed in the movie was real. It is implied that Tornatore shot the movie in Tunisia to avoid the Italian laws on the matter of animal abuse. In fact, in Tunisia it is not forbidden to kill animals in movies.
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More than 35,000 extras were employed.
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Photos from cast
Monica Bellucci Enrico Lo Verso