Francesco Montanari: “Giancarlo Giannini, 80 years as a giant”

The two actors are co-stars in the Sky series on the transfer market ‘The Great Game’: “Working with a master like him is a great experience”

“Giancarlo is truly a giant, as a man and as an actor. Working with him is truly an all-round experience: he is always full of anecdotes and stories that he does not beg to tell. An authentic Master and with great affection I address him my best wishes for another 80 years “. The actor Francesco Montanariinterviewed by AdnKronos, pays homage Giancarlo Giannini on his 80th birthday.

Just with Giannini, Montanari has just finished shooting ‘The big game’the new TV series on the transfer market that will be broadcast on Skyproduced with Eliseo Entertainment. “When you have the opportunity to be close to a personality of this caliber, who has lived professional experiences that have made the history of Italian cinema in the world, it is always an immense pleasure and a great opportunity for enrichment, both human and professional”, underlines Montanari.

The series, the actor recalls, “deals with the game of football, with elements that we could define as ‘Scespiriani’, where the family, unbridled passions, revenge, retaliation, loves, jealousies are at the center of everything. and all the consequences they bring “. As for his relationship with football, Francesco Montanari confesses: “It is not part of my interests; as a boy I pretended to cheer for the Rome not to be excluded from the group … “.

(from Enzo Bonaiuto)