C’era una volta a Roma
(Once Upon a Time in Rome)
Author: Manuel De Tefe
Publisher: Redaction Editrice Roma
Available June 5, 2023
The historical fiction novel takes place in Rome, 1965, in the midst of the Dolce Vita and the protests against the war in Vietnam. "A Fistful of Dollars" by Sergio Leone has a global success and launches an explosive genre: the Italian western. The world of cinema is in fibrillation, the public relations manager of the Hilton Hotel tries to convince her man to embrace the new trend. "Once upon a time in Rome" tells the story of an aristocratic Shakespearean theater actor, a Russian acting guru, a Jewish documentary filmmaker and an elderly breadsticks entrepreneur with one last big dream: to turn his secret manuscript into film " No dollars for Django."