The Double Hour

April 15th 2011
  • Drama,
  • Unrated,
  • 95 min,
  • Other
  • Cast: Kseniya Rappoport, Filippo Timi, Antonia Truppo, Gaetano Bruno, Fausto Russo Alesi, Michele Di Mauro, Lorenzo Gioielli, Lucia Poli, Giorgio Colangeli, Deborah Bernuzzi, Federica Cassini, Edoardo La Scala, Chiara Paoluzzi, Gilda Postiglione Turco, Antonio Sarasso, Paolo Maria Serra
  • Director: Giuseppe Capotondi
  • Writers: Alessandro Fabbri, Ludovica Rampoldi, Stefano Sardo
  • Producers: Francesca Cima, Nicola Giuliano
  • Associate Producer: Carlotta Calori
  • Executive Producer: Viola Prestieri
  • Casting: Anna Maria Sambucco
  • Costume Design: Roberto Chiocchi
  • D.O.P.: Tat Radcliffe
  • Editor: Guido Notari
  • Makeup: Giorgio Gregorini
  • Music: Pasquale Catalano
  • Production Design: Totò Santoro


In the film, former cop Guido (Filippo Timi) is a luckless veteran of the speed-dating scene in Turin. But, much to his surprise, he meets Slovenian immigrant Sonia (Ksenia Rappoport), a chambermaid at a high-end hotel. The two hit it off, and a passionate romance develops. After they leave the city for a romantic getaway in the country, things suddenly take a dark turn. As Sonia’s murky past resurfaces, her reality starts to crumble. Everything in her life begins to change – - questions arise and answers only arrive through a continuous twist and turn of events keeping viewers on edge until the film’s final moments.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Filming Locations: Turin, Italy
  • Production Budget: €2.8 million
  • Production Companies: Indigo Film, Medusa Film, Mercurio Cinematografica, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, Film Commission Torino-Piemonte

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 9 October 2009: Italy
  • 4 August 2010: France
  • 8 September 2010: Belgium
  • 6 January 2011: Netherlands
  • 19 May 2011: Germany