Slam
Italian theatrical release poster
ItalianSlam: Tutto per una ragazza
Directed byAndrea Molaioli
Written by
Based onSlam
by Nick Hornby
Produced by
  • Carlotta Calori
  • Francesca Cima
  • Nicola Giuliano
Starring
CinematographyDaria D'Antonio
Edited byGiogiò Franchini
Music byTeho Teardo
Production
companies
Distributed by
Release dates
  • 20 November 2016 (2016-11-20) (Torino)
  • 23 March 2017 (2017-03-23) (Italy)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

Slam (Italian: Slam: Tutto per una ragazza) is a 2016 Italian romantic comedy film based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. It premiered at the Torino Film Festival on 20 November 2016 before receiving a theatrical release in Italy on 23 March 2017. It was acquired by Netflix for international distribution and released on the platform in April 2017.

Premise

Samuele is a 16-year-old skateboarder who idolizes Tony Hawk and dreams of moving to California. These plans are uprooted when he meets Alice.

Cast

Production

Although the novel takes place in London, the film was set in Rome,[1][2][3] where filming took place.[4][5]

Release

The film premiered at the Torino Film Festival on 20 November 2016.[6][7] It was later released theatrically in Italy on 23 March 2017.[1][8][9]

In early March 2017, Netflix acquired the film for international distribution, excluding Italy, and released it on the platform on 15 April 2017.[10]

References

  1. ^ a b "Esce "Slam, Tutto per una ragazza": l'amore ai tempi dello skate". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 23 March 2017. Retrieved 20 November 2023.
  2. ^ Pasquini, Mattia (21 November 2016). "Slam di Andrea Molaioli, negli Skate Park romani per raccontare l adolescenza". Film.it (in Italian). Retrieved 19 November 2023.
  3. ^ Ariete, Valentina (24 March 2017). "Slam, i protagonisti: "Inseguire i propri sogni è difficile ma più appagante"". Movieplayer.it (in Italian). Retrieved 20 November 2023.
  4. ^ ""Slam": lo skater diventa papà Molaioli porta in Italia Hornby". La Stampa (in Italian). 29 November 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2023.
  5. ^ Barreca, Giovanna (23 March 2017). "Slam: giovani con in mano presente e futuro". RadioCinema (in Italian). Retrieved 20 November 2023.
  6. ^ Scarpa, Vittoria (22 November 2016). "Slam – Tutto per una ragazza: Love, paternity and skateboards". Cineuropa. Retrieved 20 November 2023.
  7. ^ Bigi, Emanuele (24 November 2016). "Slam - Tutto per una ragazza: Nick Hornby diventa italiano". Vanity Fair Italia (in Italian). Retrieved 20 November 2023.
  8. ^ Greco, Michela (8 March 2017). "«Slam - Tutto per una ragazza», dal libro di Nick Hornby il film con Luca Marinelli e Jasmine Trinca". Il Mattino (in Italian). Retrieved 20 November 2023.
  9. ^ "Sesso, paternità e risate con "Slam - Tutto per una ragazza"". TgCom24 (in Italian). 23 March 2017. Retrieved 20 November 2023.
  10. ^ Niola, Gabriele (7 March 2017). "Netflix strikes for global rights to Nick Hornby adaptation 'Slam'". Screen Daily. Retrieved 20 November 2023.