Mister Happiness: Neapolitan comedy in the beautiful location of South Tyrol
Sunday, January 1, 2017 will be released Mister happiness, the new comedy by Alessandro Siani.
A film that promises to be a Neapolitan comic actor's new success, this time paired with a giant like Diego Abatantuono.
The main character is a young Neapolitan Martino, sluggish and disillusioned, who lives in Switzerland by his sister Catherine. An accident forces to immobility the young sister who needs expensive care. Martino started working instead of Catherine as a janitor at the Dr. William Joy, a mental coach specializing in urging people through positive thinking and action. During an absence of Joy Dr, Martin took the opportunity to pretend to be his assistant. One of his first patients will be the famous skating champion Arianna Croft who, after a bad fall on the ice, has completely lost confidence in herself and love for their sport. The European skating championships, however, are at the gates: will it make Martino, in the unusual role of Mr. Happiness, between misunderstandings and unexpected revelations, to bring back the champion Arianna she was?
Alessandro Siani plays Martino. Diego Abatantuono is the mental coach William Joy. Elena Cucci plays Ariadne Croft skating champion. Cristiana Dell'Anna is Catherine, the sister of Martin. Carla Signoris plays Augusta, the mother of the champion.
Story and screenplay are by Alessandro Siani and Fabio Bonifacci. Music by Umberto Scipione; mounting Valentina Mariani; costumes by Eleonora Rella; set design by Chiara Balducci; photography by Paolo Camera and sound of Alessandro Bianchi.
The film, supported by BLS Südtirol Alto Adige, is produced by Cattleya and RAI Cinema and distributed by 01 Distribution.
Alessandro Siani comes back in Alto Adige, where he had already filmed part of the movie The unlikely prince.
This time the main locations are in South Tyrol: Merano, Caldaro, Appiano, Sluderno, Ora, Dobbiaco in the province of Bolzano.
A hike in the Swiss land, with footage shot in Lugano, in the canton of Ticino.
Shots even in south of province of Latina, particularly in Gaeta (LT), chosen as the location for several films during the 2016.