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Help Me Dream
Directed byPupi Avati
Written byPupi Avati
Produced byAntonio Avati
Pupi Avati
Gianni Minervini
StarringMariangela Melato
Anthony Franciosa
Orazio Orlando
CinematographyFranco Delli Colli
Edited byAmedeo Salfa
Music byRiz Ortolani
A.M.A. Film
Rai 1
Distributed byTitanus
Release date
  • 26 March 1981 (1981-03-26)
Running time
112 minutes

Help Me Dream (Italian: Aiutami a sognare) is a 1981 Italian romance film directed by Pupi Avati and starring Mariangela Melato, Anthony Franciosa and Orazio Orlando.

For this film Mariangela Melato was awarded with a David di Donatello for Best Actress and a Nastro d'Argento in the same category.[1] The musical score of Riz Ortolani won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Score.[1]

In 1943 during the Second World War a woman leaves Bologna to escape the bombing raids and goes to live in her country villa.

Main cast


  1. ^ a b Enrico Lancia (1998). I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 88-7742-221-1.