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Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician (1992)
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Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician (1992)
Original name: Morte di un matematico napoletano
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Naples. Professor Renato Caccioppoli, professor of pure mathematics, is a tormented and disillusioned man living a difficult life. Back from the psychiatric hospital, abandoned by his wife, and having become a stranger to his own party colleagues of the PCI and its employees to the University, he lives his life with disenchanted posting.
Style: intellectual
Plot: student, teacher, suicide, mathematics, mathematician, alcoholic, university, alcohol, pianist, alcohol abuse, russian, communism, professor, teacher student relationship, classical music, opera, piano, torment, existentialism, weirdo, concert, yuppie, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, irony ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: italy, naples italy

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