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The Keys to the House
Italy | 2004 | 105min | 35mm | COLOR | Drama | Musical


Meeting his handicapped 16-year-old son for the first time, a young father attempts to forge a relationship with the teenager. Gianni abandoned the boy at birth, when the child’s mother died, and P a u l o’s aunt and uncle have raised him. They have contacted and asked Gianni to take Paulo to Berlin for a battery of medical tests. Over a few days, Gianni tries to sort out his obligations and his desires. Will he accept his role as father to this engaging, mercurial, disabled youth?

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Gianni Amelio

Born in Calabria, Italy, Gianni Amelio began his film career as an assistant director in Rome. He made his feature debut with < The End of the Game > in 1970. His 1989 film < Open Doors > was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. He quickly followed this international success with < The Stolen Children > (1992), which received the Grand Jury Prize at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. In 1998, he won the Golden Lion for < The Way We Laughed > at Venice Film Festival. With above three films including < The Stolen Children >, < Lamerica >, and < The Way We Laughed >, he is the only director who won three Felix Awards for Best European Film.