Gasoline (film)

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Gasoline
GasolineFilm.jpg
Directed byMonica Stambrini
Produced byGalliano Juso
Written byAnne Riitta Ciccone
Monica Stambrini
Elena Stancanelli
StarringMaya Sansa
Regina Orioli
Music byMassimo Zamboni
CinematographyFabio Cianchetti
Editing byPaola Freddi
Distributed byStrand Releasing (USA)
Release datesItaly: November 20, 2001
Canada: September 12, 2002
USA: May 4, 2003
UK: November 14, 2003
Ireland: July 30, 2004
Running time90 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian
Box office$4,307 (USA sub total)
 
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Gasoline
GasolineFilm.jpg
Directed byMonica Stambrini
Produced byGalliano Juso
Written byAnne Riitta Ciccone
Monica Stambrini
Elena Stancanelli
StarringMaya Sansa
Regina Orioli
Music byMassimo Zamboni
CinematographyFabio Cianchetti
Editing byPaola Freddi
Distributed byStrand Releasing (USA)
Release datesItaly: November 20, 2001
Canada: September 12, 2002
USA: May 4, 2003
UK: November 14, 2003
Ireland: July 30, 2004
Running time90 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian
Box office$4,307 (USA sub total)

Gasoline (Italian: Benzina) is a 2001 Italian crime film directed by Monica Stambrini. It is based on a novel by Elena Stancanelli.[1]

Plot[edit]

A young lesbian couple, Stella and Lenni, go on the run after the accidental death of Lenni's mother.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

Gasoline was nominated for the Prize of the City of Torino at the 2001 Torino International Festival of Young Cinema and the Outstanding Film award at the 2004 GLAAD Media Awards.[2]

Kevin Thomas, writing for the Los Angeles Times praised the lead actors but said the film was "too derivative and sensational for its own sake to work."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cockrell, Eddie (2002-09-26), "Gasoline Review", Variety, retrieved 2009-08-20 
  2. ^ "Nominees for the 15th Annual GLAAD Media Awards". GLAAD. 2003-12-08. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  3. ^ Thomas, Kevin (2003-08-29), "'Gasoline' — Movie Review", Los Angeles Times, retrieved 2009-08-20 

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