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"A film that offers the Roman director-actor at his most inspired." - PANORAMA
PLOT: Guglielmo, owner of a religious merchandise shop, is a mild-mannered, middle-class man who is always worried about the opinions of others. On his 25th wedding anniversary, his wife Lidia suddenly leaves him for another woman.
Depressed and enjoying little in life, he finds his daily routine turned upside-down by the brazen new sales assistant, Luna. When she convinces him to sign up for a dating app to forget Lidia, Guglielmo  finds himself in a series of out-of-this-world situations!
CAST: Carlo Verdone, Ilenia Pastorelli, Lucrezia Lante Della Rovere, Paola Minaccioni, Antonio Zavatteri, Anna Ferraioli Ravel, Elisa Di Eusanio, Malvina Ruggiano
YEAR: 2018
LENGTH: 109 min.
GENRE: Comedy
AWARDS: • Nominated Best Comedy, Best Actress in a Comedy (Ilenia Pastorelli), Best Song: Nastro d'argento
RATING: USA: no rating; Switzerland: 16+; Austrailia: M-mature audience

TIMES: Detroit: April 3, 7:30 p.m.

  Please note, while the trailer may not include subtitles, the film will be screened with English subtitles.


Carlo Verdone, born in Rome, made his directorial and acting debut in 1980 in Un sacco bello.  During his career, he has won numerous awards, including the David di Donatello award for Best  Actor in Borotalco and Maledetto il giorno che t’ho incontrato; Best Supporting Actor in Manuale d’amore; Best Director in Perdiamoci di vista.

On Blessed Madness, Verdone said: “It is not just a comedy, it’s a movie full of messages. It is a film on a man’s desperate plea and on the same quest by an entire group of people, including Ilenia. All individuals looking for the most difficult thing to find today: love.” 

DISTRIBUTOR: True Colours, Roma