Mary Forever

(1989)
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A teacher discovers his calling. Marco relocates to Palermo from Milan and takes a job teaching in a reform school while he waits for a high school position. He tries to understand and motivate his handful of students, reading them colloquial poetry, encouraging them to stand up for their rights, finding out about their histories. Natale, in for murder, enamoured of the Mafia, the King Rat within the group; Mery, a drag queen, arrested for assault when defending himself, in love with Mario and, in daylight, rejected by all; Pietro, illiterate, muscular, believing his destiny is set; the callow Claudio, vulnerable, learning to harden himself. What can Mario learn and do in such a short time?

  1. Marco Risi

    Director

  2. Aurelio Grimaldi

    Novel

  3. Stefano Rulli

    Writer

  4. Sandro Petraglia

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michele Placido

    Michele Placido

    Marco Terzi

  2. Claudio Amendola

    Claudio Amendola

    Pietro

  3. Francesco Benigno

    Francesco Benigno

    Natale Sperandeo

  4. Alessandra Di Sanzo

    Alessandra Di Sanzo

    Mery

  5. Tony Sperandeo

    Tony Sperandeo

    Turris

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Mary Forever
Mary Forever

Facts

Original Title Mery per sempre

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 3, 1989
    VM14
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No admittance for children under 14.

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 42m

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