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The overtaking

Director : Dino Risi

Cast : Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Jean Louis Trintignant, Claudio Gora ,Linda Sini

Versions : Italian  BLACK & WHITE

Format : 35 mm Black & white

Running time : 117 minuti

Year of production : 1960



   Bruno, a cocky young lad with a car, meets a shy, inhibited University student, and drags him along with him one long August day. The student is at once fascinated and turned off by Bruno’s aggressiveness, and boisterous lifestyle. Bruno lives by makeshift: he is separated from his wife, and his daughter is about to marry an old businessman. Various events and encounters come and go, all linked by Bruno’s passion for cars. But death waits around the last bend. They overtake, and the youth dies. Bruno looks on, dumbfounded.