A Golden Boy
Directed byPupi Avati
Written byPupi Avati
Tommaso Avati
StarringRiccardo Scamarcio
Sharon Stone
CinematographyBlasco Giurato
Music byRaphael Gualazzi
Distributed by01 Distribution
Release dates
  • 27 August 2014 (2014-08-27) (Montreal)
  • 18 September 2014 (2014-09-18) (Italy)
Running time
102 minutes
Box officeUS$807,225 (Italy)

A Golden Boy (Italian: Un ragazzo d'oro) is a 2014 Italian comedy-drama film written and directed by Pupi Avati. It won the Best Screenplay Award at the 2014 Montreal World Film Festival.[1]


The film follows Davide (Riccardo Scamarcio), a copywriter whose father was a movie screenwriter. After his father's death, he leaves everything he has behind and moves to Rome, where he meets an actress-turned-publisher named Ludovica (Sharon Stone), who wants to release his father's autobiography.[2]



The film screened at the Montreal World Film Festival on 27 August 2014 and was released on 18 September 2014 in Italian cinemas, where it grossed US$807,225.[3]


  1. ^ Deborah Young (September 24, 2014). "'A Golden Boy': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  2. ^ "Italian Filmmakers Claim Sharon Stone Was a Diva on Set: It "Bordered on Ridiculousness"". The Hollywood Reporter. 19 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Un ragazzo d'oro".