Italy, 1956. On the picturesque island of Amatrello, custom has it that the fathers decide on their daughters' first date, according to the presents they receive. In love with Elena, Marcello thinks he's found the perfect gift for her father: the neighbour's cockerel that wakes him up every morning!
Directed by: Denis Rabaglia (Switzerland, 2008)
Cast: Francesco Mistichelli (Marcello), Elena Cucci (Elena), Alfio Alessi (Armando), Luigi Petrazzuolo (Pasquale), Luca Sepe (Diego), Antonio Pennarella (Mariano)
Awards: official selection (Locarno 2008)