Salt of Life, The

A FILM BY Gianni Di Gregorio

Director Gianni Di Gregorio delivers another intimate comedy marked by sponteneity and ease.""""
Thoroughly delightful.
-Peter Bradshaw, THE GUARDIAN
Di Gregorio conveys the pangs of ageing with a gentle [...] wit.
-David Parkinson, EMPIRE


House husband Gianni has many things to worry about while his retirement slips by doing boring chores for his wife, mother, daughter and pretty neighbour. But romance is not one of them. One day his old friend Alfonso, inspired by his own surprising sexual escapades, decides it's time for Gianni to get a girlfriend and reacquaint himself with some of life's pleasures.

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, May 04, 2012
Original Languages: Italian
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Running Time: 90 min.
Year: 2011


Gianni Di Gregorio
Alfonso Santagata
Valeria De Franciscis
Gianni Di Gregorio



From Left to Right: Gianni (Gianni Di Gregorio), Valeria (Valeria de Franciscis Bendoni), Kristina (Kristina Cepraga), and Lilia (Lilia Silvi). Photo by Antonio Carloni.
Michelangelo (Michelangelo Ciminale) and Gianni (Gianni Di Gregorio). Photo by Antonio Carloni.
Gianni (Gianni Di Gregorio). Photo by Antonio Carloni.
Photo by Antonio Carloni.
Valeria (Valeria de Franciscis Bendoni) and Gianni (Gianni Di Gregorio). Photo by Antonio Carloni.