The film about Gigi Riva arrives in Cagliari: a thunderous strike in the air

The lifetime of the Cagliari striker turns into a film. Director Milani: “Gigi is a lesson in fashion”

What a night time! Surprise, emotion and smiles at the Massimo theater in Cagliari for the premiere of the docu-film “In our air thunder sound” devoted to Gigi Riva and produced by director Riccardo Milani. In the final room, along with their two sons Mauro and Nicola and their grandchildren, the legend of Riva rossoblù was additionally offered. Pictures, hugs with the former teammates of the 1970 Scudetto and a few emotional tears of the Sardinian legend who obtained the heat of all the theaters for the first public launch after a few years.

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Riva watched the film the place he himself tells his story, from the starting to the Scudetto after which the years with the nationwide staff, first as a participant after which as a supervisor. A unique and particular night for the former 11 of Cagliari who at the moment collectively together with his household celebrated his seventy-eighth birthday. I’m current at the begin together with former teammates, from Tomasini to Cera, in addition to Cagliari captain Deiola and politicians and lots of gamers related to the Sardinian nation.

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This morning, nonetheless, a preview of the film was offered at the Cinema Spazio Odissea in Cagliari. The film was produced and produced by Wildside, a Fremantle group firm, with Vision Distribution and in affiliation with Sky. Paying tribute to the hero of the island that has been sought and desired by Milani for a few years and targeted on the picture of the legend via the eyes of Riva himself. There are not any actors in place, no voiceovers to deal with his tales. In the “thunderbolt above us” there are postcards of Riva’s life, his phrases. And then there are the occasions of that competitors and people years via his outdated mates of Cagliari and there are recollections of many Sardinian and non-Sardinian individuals who love him and proceed to take action. From Zola to Baggio, via Barella and Buffon, many have left their signature in Milani’s work so as to add one other piece to outline Riva’s picture. Not solely the outdated and trendy masters but in addition the Sardinian Tenors or the Mamuthones band of Mamoiada.


“This film is a journey that started twenty years in the past – stated Milani – Gigi Riva is a lesson in life, fashion, ethical maturity and being with whom I’ve tried to hold with me all my life. I do not know what satisfied Gigi in the making of the film, I simply tried to incorporate items of the story he stated, I attempted to do it with nice respect. and silence which was additionally a strategy to achieve his belief. There are issues that Gigi informed me that I’ve not put as a result of there are limits that can’t be overcome. Trust was the most vital phrase. If somebody like Gigi says. You come each time what you need, that is like your own home, it means a lot Twenty years in the past – continued Milani – I requested Gigi to make this film and he at all times requested me why. He talks about cooperation, he additionally talks about braveness, which is a talent that we frequently lack. He by no means made a plan however he is aware of do it your self take care and at the moment we’ve got reached this level”.


Also in the room are his teammates of a thousand battles Domenghini and Tomasini, in addition to Muzzi, Cossu and Pavoletti representing Cagliari at the moment. And the former striker and now the chief of the membership rossoblù exchanged two phrases at the finish of the screening: “Playing in Cagliari with the identical quantity as Riva was an unimaginable emotion. – stated Muzzi – I do not forget that once I selected 11 I requested him for permission and he kindly stated sure. For me it was pleasure and an incentive to do higher”. Tonight at the Massimo theater from the nineteenth première of the film, in the corridor shall be mates of the competitors, managers of the membership on the island and Riva’s youngsters. His presence is unknown till the finish. “I’m afraid to have an excessive amount of enjoyable,” admitted Thunder Roar.


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