Mid-August Lunch

Anyone familiar with the experience of being in an elderly Italian mother’s garrulous presence for more than about 30 seconds will get an extra charge out of the thoroughly enchanting character comedy Mid-August Lunch. It’s the low, low-key tale of Gianni (writer-director Gianni di Gregorio), a middle-aged retiree who shares a flat with his wizened nonagenarian...read more

Mid-August Lunch - Trailer 1
01:37 — Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which (more…)
Mid-August Lunch - Official Trailer
01:37 — This international smash hit from the makers of Gomorrah is an utterly charming tale of good food, feisty ladies and unlikely friendships during a ver (more…)
Trailer
01:38 — The domestic trailer for Mid August Lunch. The charismatic Gianni Di Gregorio (co-scenarist of the smash hit Gomorrah), stars in his directorial debut (more…)
International Trailer
01:45 — Gianni is a middle-aged man, the only son of his widowed mother, with whom he lives in an old house in central Rome. Living under the tyranny of this (more…)

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Anyone familiar with the experience of being in an elderly Italian mother’s garrulous presence for more than about 30 seconds will get an extra charge out of the thoroughly enchanting character comedy Mid-August Lunch. It’s the low, low-key tale of Gianni… (more)

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