World Premiere at TIFF and Canadian Theatrical Release
Director: Émile Gaudreault
Starring: Luke Kirby, Ginette Reno, Paul Sorvino, Mary Walsh, Sophie Lorain, Claudia Ferri, Peter Miller, Pierrette Robitaille
Canadian distributor: Equinoxe Films
A Canadian box-office hit, Mambo Italiano
is a fast-paced comedy drama directed by Émile Gaudreault, and based on Steve Galluccio's theatrical play of the same name.
Set in Montreal’s Little Italy, the film tells the tale of Angelo Barbarini (Kirby), who struggles to reveal to his parents that he is gay.