The Son's Room

La stanza del figlio

100 mins
8.2 / 10 (4676)


Giovanni is a psychiatrist who enjoys a loving relationship with his wife Paola and two teenage children, Irene the eldest and Andrea the youngest, in a small Northern Italian town. While Giovanni has to leave in emergency to a patient in crisis, Andrea goes diving with friends…

MUBI's take

Both as director and actor, Nanni Moretti has rarely engaged in such emotive territory as this riveting depiction of a family tragedy. A mainstay in Cannes, he received enormous acclaim (including the critics’ prize and Palme d’Or!) for this gentle, mature, exquisitely tender story of rebirth.