The Best of Youth (La meglio gioventù) 19 years old

The Possibilities Were Endless...

The Best of Youth

Spanning nearly four decades, this generational epic follows two Italian brothers from a middle-class family through some of the most significant events of postwar Italian history after their life paths diverge thanks to one fateful encounter during the summer of 1966.


The Best of Youth Cast

Name Character
Riccardo Scamarcio He was 25, now 43 years old as Andrea Utano
Sonia Bergamasco She was 39, now 57 years old as Giulia Monfalco
Jasmine Trinca She was 23, now 42 years old as Giorgia
Luigi Lo Cascio He was 37, now 55 years old as Nicola Carati
Alessio Boni He was 38, now 56 years old as Matteo Carati
Maya Sansa She was 29, now 47 years old as Mirella Utano
Valentina Carnelutti She was 32, now 50 years old as Francesca Carati
Fausto Maria Sciarappa He was 36, now 56 years old as Un Medico
Fabrizio Gifuni He was 38, now 56 years old as Carlo Tommasi
Paolo De Vita He was 47, now 65 years old as Don Vito
Adriana Asti She was 73, now 92 years old as Adriana Carati
Claudio Gioè He was 30, now 48 years old as Vitale Micavi
Lidia Vitale She was 32, now 50 years old as Giovanna Carati
Roberto Accornero He was 47, now 66 years old as Presidente Tribunale Torino
Andrea Tidona He was 53, now 71 years old as Angelo Carati
Fabio Camilli He was 40, now 60 years old as Detenuto Tangentopoli
Michele Melega He was 43, now 61 years old as Professore di Lettere
Claudia Fiorentini as Cati
Paolo Bonanni as Luigino
Mario Schiano He was 69, 74 years old when he died as Professore di Medicina
Giuseppe Gandini He was 103, 89 years old when he died as Assessore
Emilia Marra as Dottoressa
Camilla Filippi She was 25, now 43 years old as Sara Carati
Enzo Marcelli as Sentinella Celio
Giovanni Martorana He was 38, 53 years old when he died as Magrebino
Angelo Costabile as Agente Stazione
Stefano Abbati He was 50, now 68 years old as Spacciatore
Giovanni Scifoni He was 27, now 47 years old as Berto
Giorgio Crisafi He was 51, now 71 years old as Primario Villa Quieta

The Best of Youth Crew

Name Department
Roberto Missiroli as Editor. He was 51 (now 69) years old Editing
Donatella Botti as Producer. Production
Roberto Forza as Director of Photography. He was 47 (now 65) years old Camera
Sandro Petraglia as Screenplay. He was 57 (now 76) years old Writing
Stefano Rulli as Screenplay. He was 55 (now 73) years old Writing
Angelo Barbagallo as Producer. He was 47 (now 65) years old Production
Marco Tullio Giordana as Director. He was 54 (now 72) years old Directing
Elisabetta Montaldo as Costume Design. She was 53 (now 73) years old Costume & Make-Up
Franco Ceraolo as Production Design. He was 48 (now 68) years old Art
Gianfranco Barbagallo as Line Producer. Production
Barbara Melega as Casting. Production
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The Best of Youth (19 years)

The Possibilities Were Endless...

  • Release day: Sunday, June 22, 2003
  • Runtime: 366 minutes
  • Revenue: 2693053.00