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The Trial Begins (2007)

90 min | Drama

Filippo, a cold-hearted customs and tax investigator, shakes down business owners. With the blessings of his boss, he leaves his job to become a private investor with inside information on distressed and undervalued properties. His boss ...See moreFilippo, a cold-hearted customs and tax investigator, shakes down business owners. With the blessings of his boss, he leaves his job to become a private investor with inside information on distressed and undervalued properties. His boss advises him to have an entrée into high society, so he seduces Caterina, an older woman with social connections. She believes he loves her. He has an obsession for an old girlfriend, Francesca: can he succeed in winning back her affection, how will Caterina react, and how far will he go to protect his racket? Written by See less
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Feb 9, 2010 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Fanny Ardant
Caterina Caterina   See fewer
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Michele Lastella
Filippo Filippo   See fewer
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Giulia Bevilacqua
Francesca Francesca   See fewer
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Augusto Zucchi
Comandante Salvi Comandante Salvi   See fewer
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Nicola Labate
Patrizi Patrizi   See fewer
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Kiara Tomaselli
Segretaria di Filippo (as Chiara Tomaselli) Segretaria di Filippo (as Chiara Tomaselli)   See fewer
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Loredana Martinez
Segretaria di Donati (as Loredana Martínez) Segretaria di Donati (as Loredana Martínez)   See fewer
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Viviana Polic
Donna Elegante Donna Elegante   See fewer
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Claudio Spadaro
Altro ufficiale Altro ufficiale   See fewer
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Emiliano Campaiola
Gallerista Gallerista   See fewer
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Pier Francesco Poggi
Geometra (as Pierfrancesco Poggi) Geometra (as Pierfrancesco Poggi)   See fewer
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Jia Jia Xu
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Andrea Stipa
Uomo Villa Filippo Uomo Villa Filippo   See fewer
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Giuseppe Ariobazzone
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5.5 / 10 | 190 votes