In Paolo Sorrentino’s acclaimed, award-winning psychological thriller, we meet Toni Servillo as a lonely and secretive Italian businessman living in a Swiss hotel.
As punishment for his huge loss in the stock market, Titta di Girolamo (Servillo) is marooned in Switzerland. His sentence includes that every week, for the rest of his life, he is required to deliver a suitcase of laundered maﬁa money to a Swiss bank. Now, approaching nine years in this condition, Titta is losing his grip on the real world, and any semblance of life in it.
Paolo Sorrentino was born in Naples, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for Il Divo (2008), Le conseguenze del amore (2004), Oscar-nominated Youth (2015) starring Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel, HBO series The Young Pope (2016), and The Great Beauty (2013), which was the 2014 winner of the Best Foreign Language Feature Academy Award.