Ti ho cercata in tutti i necrologi

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Directed by Giancarlo Giannini
Produced byMegalì Production
RAI Cinema
Based onstory by Lorenzo Cairoli
Starring Giancarlo Giannini
F. Murray Abraham
Silvia De Santis
Jeffrey R. Smith
Jonathan Mallen
Andreas Schwaiger
A. Frank Ruffo
Mary Asiride
Jeffrey Knight
Hume Baugh
Distributed byBolero Film
Release date
  • May 30, 2013 (2013-05-30)
CountryUnited States, Canada
LanguageEnglish, Italian
Budget€4 million

Ti ho cercata in tutti i necrologi ("I've been looking for you in all the obituaries") is an English/Italian dramatic film directed by Giancarlo Giannini. Its English title is The Gambler Who Wouldn't Die.

Drama Artwork intended for performance, formal type of literature

Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play, opera, mime, ballet, etc, performed in a theatre, or on radio or television. Considered as a genre of poetry in general, the dramatic mode has been contrasted with the epic and the lyrical modes ever since Aristotle's Poetics —the earliest work of dramatic theory.

Giancarlo Giannini Italian actor and voice actor

Giancarlo Giannini is an Italian actor, voice actor, director and screenwriter. He won a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his performance in Love and Anarchy (1973) and received an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination for his performance in Seven Beauties (1975).


Nikita, a man who despises his own life, is offered as quarry to experienced hunters. His struggle for survival leads him to understand the true value of life, survival and redemption. While he is hunted, he knows and loves the elusive Helena.


Nikita is an Italian taxi driver who runs over a footballer in an accident and is forced to emigrate to Canada and make a new life. He finds work as a driver for a company of undertakers. One evening, he plays poker in a remote villa outside Toronto. To pay off his gambling debt, a manhunt is proposed: with guns in hand, his creditors will have 20 minutes to hunt him down and kill him. If he survives, Nikita will be considered to have paid his debt.



Giannini has said that the idea for the film arose by chance at a dinner, when he was told about such manhunts taking place in Africa.[ citation needed ]

The film was produced by Magalì Production, Dean Film and RAI Cinema, with contribution from the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities. In 2013 it was presented at the Shanghai International Film Festival.

RAI Italys national public service

RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana (Italian pronunciation: [ˈrai ˌradjoteleviˈzjoːne itaˈljaːna]; commercially styled as Rai since 2000; known until 1954 as Radio Audizioni Italiane is the national public broadcasting company of Italy, owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (Italy) Italian ministry

The Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities is the culture ministry of the Italian Republic. MiBAC's headquarters are located in the historic Collegio Romano Palace and the current Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities is Alberto Bonisoli. From 2013 to 2018 its official name was Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism.

Shanghai International Film Festival annual film festival held in Shanghai, China

The Shanghai International Film Festival, abbreviated SIFF, is one of the largest film festivals in East Asia.


The film was shot in Italy, Canada and the United States.

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