Never Too Late for Love

From The Distrib Films Collection

Directed by Gianni di Gregorio

91 minutes / Color
Italian / English subtitles
Release: 2023
Copyright: 2021

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Italian actor-director Gianni Di Gregorio (CITIZENS OF THE WORLD, THE SALT OF LIFE) returns to filmmaking with NEVER TOO LATE FOR LOVE, a tender and lighthearted romantic comedy set against the backdrop of Southern Italy's countryside.

After being evicted from his long-time apartment in Rome, retired professor Astolfo returns to his childhood village of Abruzzo, where a distinguished yet run-down estate has been passed down in his family for generations. Any plans for a quiet retirement are derailed when he discovers a squatter living on his family's estate and begins to clash with the community in a series of brilliant comedic misadventures. But as Astolfo builds unlikely friendships with this idiosyncratic new cast of characters and falls for a charming local woman (Stefania Sandrelli), NEVER TOO LATE FOR LOVE's comedy of manners gives way to a generous portrait of aging, friendship, love, and the possibility of second chances.

“Gianni Di Gregorio has churned out a brilliant comedy with no shortage of hilarious scenes.” —Cineuropa

"Picturesque...[an] enjoyable bit of whimsy!" —Yes Weekly

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Select Accolades

  • Cinema Italia – Israel 2023
  • Festa do Cinema Italiano 2023 – Panorama
  • Italian Film Festival USA 2023
  • Les rencontres du cinéma italien à Toulouse 2022
  • Rome Film Fest 2022 – Grand Public
  • Villerupt Italian Film Festival 2022 – Out of Competition


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