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Adriano Olivetti: La forza di un sogno (2013)

Adriano, son of Camillo Olivetti, at the age of 12 began to work as an apprentice in his father's factory, where he produced typewriters. Here he meets Mauro Barale, who will become his friend and later one of his main collaborators.

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Michele Soavi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Luca Zingaretti ... Adriano Olivetti
Stefania Rocca ... Karen Bates
Massimo Poggio ... Mauro Barale
Francesco Pannofino ... Dalmasso
Elena Radonicich ... Grazia
Serena Rossi ... Teresa
Francesca Cavallin Francesca Cavallin ... Paola
Domenico Diele ... Libero
Bruno Armando Bruno Armando ... Arrigo
Antonella Bavaro Antonella Bavaro ... Silvia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roberto Accornero Roberto Accornero ... Enrico Fermi
Vincenzo Alfieri ... Roberto
Zdenek Barinka Zdenek Barinka
Max Bastien Max Bastien
Luca Biagini ... (voice)
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Adriano, son of Camillo Olivetti, at the age of 12 began to work as an apprentice in his father's factory, where he produced typewriters. Here he meets Mauro Barale, who will become his friend and later one of his main collaborators.

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Country:

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Language:

Italian

Release Date:

28 October 2013 (Italy) See more »

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Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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What a pity
26 June 2018 | by giudici76See all my reviews

I watched this show because everyone says it's one of the best tvshow that Rai has produced over the last years. I'm really disappointed. The story is interesting, the character of Adriano Olivetti is amazing because he saw a future that only after decades became real and good. How many of you have listen to the "ping pong tables" or the "relax area" in Google offices or in other modern companies? Well, he did all of this (and even more) in the 50s. Do you know Steve Jobs and the coloured Imac? Well, he did the same 50 years before with the "lettera 22". And there are a lot of other aspects of his life that could be told. But, and that's the pity, all of these stuff have been trashed to be focus on an irrelevant spy story and everything is just sketched. It's a complete lost chance. I give you an example: Adriano is with a girl and she asked how he had written his book, His answer: "Because I can't type". And the woman: "What? You created the best typewriter in the world and you're not able to use it?". Everything lasts 2 minutes, a couple of smiles and stop. This story is quite similar to the one in "Steve Jobs" by Danny Boyle when Woznyak accused Jobs to have created a computer even if he doesn't know technology or coding and so on. His answer? "Because I'm like an Orchestra director. I don't have to know how to play instruments, I must play the full orchestra". Applause! Same message, a completely different way to use it.

I really hope that someone else abroad (or even in Italy where there are a lot of talentful directors) has learned the story of Olivetti and that could do a better job.


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