Not many films can boast the near equivalent of Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ three-week ticket sales in its first weekend, but that’s exactly what WHERE AM I GOING? achieved when it opened in Italy earlier this year.
Indeed, this hilarious comedy now stands as the highest-grossing film in Italian cinema history, earning an extraordinary €65 million+. The story takes a not-so-subtle dig at the Italian obsession of pursuing a cushy job-for-life in the public service, with its generous pension and the seeming impossibility of termination.
Co-writer Luca Medici stars as his much-celebrated comic character, Checco Zalone, a middle-aged slacker from Southern Italy who, thanks to the help of... More »