Suddenly, Last Winter (2008)

Suddenly, Last Winter (2008)
 

Director Gustav Hofer, Luca Ragazzi

Writer Gustav Hofer, Luca Ragazzi

Genre Documentary

Year 2008

Actors Gustav Hofer, Luca Ragazzi, Frank Dabell, Veronica Pivetti

IMDB : 7.3 (182 votes)


 

Description In 2006, a general election in Italy gave a slim majority to a center-left coalition that promised legislation to provide civil unions and other rights to gay couples. In 2007, the government proposed a piece of moderate legislation, "diritti di coppie conviventi" (rights for cohabiting couples) or DICOs; it's quickly clear they face tough sledding in the Senate. Luca Ragazzi and Gustav Hofer, a couple for eight years, with camera in hand, follow the Senate proceedings weekly, seek interviews with politicians, attend anti-DICO rallies, and ask questions of persons in the street. The focus includes the meaning of family and Italy's implicit union of church and state.

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