Tripti Joshi (Editor)

The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
6.6
/
10
1
Votes
Alchetron
6.6
1 Ratings
100
90
80
70
61
50
40
30
20
10
Rate This

Rate This

Director  Saverio Costanzo
Music director  Mike Patton
Country  Italy
6.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Duration  
Language  Italian
The Solitude of Prime Numbers movie poster
Release date  9 September 2010 (2010-09-09) (Venice) 10 September 2010 (2010-09-10) (Italy)
Writer  Paolo Giordano (story), Saverio Costanzo (story), Paolo Giordano (novel)
Initial release  September 10, 2010 (Italy)
Screenplay  Saverio Costanzo, Paolo Giordano, Filippo Timi
Cast  Isabella Rossellini (Adele), Filippo Timi (Clown), Alba Rohrwacher (Alice Della Rocca), Luca Marinelli (Mattia Balossino)
Similar movies  Alba Rohrwacher movies, Movies about Italy

The solitude of prime numbers alice and mattia s reunion


The Solitude of Prime Numbers (Italian: La solitudine dei numeri primi) is a 2010 Italian drama film based on the novel of the same name by Paolo Giordano, and directed by Saverio Costanzo. The film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.

Contents

The Solitude of Prime Numbers movie scenes

The title is explained by arguing that Mattia and Alice are like twin primes: both lonely, close to each other but separated by an even number.

The Solitude of Prime Numbers movie scenes

The solitude of prime numbers la solitude des nombr


Plot

The Solitude of Prime Numbers movie scenes

The film is set in Italy in 1984, 1991, 2001, and 2009 and jumps back and forth in time.

The Solitude of Prime Numbers movie scenes

Mattia and Alice (children in 1984, teenagers in 1991) are both traumatized, and isolate themselves from the people around them.

The Solitude of Prime Numbers movie scenes

When he was a child, Mattia's mentally disabled twin sister Michela goes missing whilst he was supposed to look after her. He is intelligent and becomes a successful scientist, but he sometimes cuts himself on purpose.

The Solitude of Prime Numbers movie scenes

When Alice was a child she had a skiing accident; which results in her having a permanent limp and a significant scar on her thigh. As a teenager she is bullied by female classmates.

The Solitude of Prime Numbers movie scenes

They meet while teenagers and become friends, but lose contact when Mattia goes to work in Germany. Eight years later Alice writes him a very brief request to come back to Italy, which he does, and they reunite.

Cast

  • Alba Rohrwacher as Alice (adult)
  • Luca Marinelli as Mattia Balossino (adult)
  • Arianna Nastro as Alice (Teen)
  • Vittorio Lomartire as Mattia (Teen)
  • Martina Albano as Alice (children)
  • Tommaso Neri as Mattia (children)
  • Aurora Ruffino as Viola
  • Giorgia Pizzo as Michela
  • Isabella Rossellini as Adele
  • Maurizio Donadoni as Umberto
  • Roberto Sbaratto as Pietro
  • Giorgia Senesi as Elena
  • Andrea Jublin as Fabio
  • Filippo Timi as Clown
  • References

    The Solitude of Prime Numbers Wikipedia
    The Solitude of Prime Numbers IMDb The Solitude of Prime Numbers themoviedb.org


    Topics
     
    B
    i
    Link
    H2
    L