Put Grandma in the Freezer


The Main 1 Fri, Apr 5, 2019 9:50 PM
The Main 1 Wed, Apr 10, 2019 4:30 PM
Marcus Rochester Cinema Tue, Apr 16, 2019 4:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$15.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Original Title:Metti la nonna in freezer
Festival Programs:World Cinema
Dark Comedy
Comedy Drama
Release Year:2018
Runtime:100 min
Website:Official Website
Print Source:True Colours
Director:Giancarlo Fontana
Giuseppe G. Stasi
Producer:Nicola Giuliano
Francesca Cima
Carlotta Calori
Cinematographer:Valerio Azzali
Screenwriter:Fabio Bonifacci
Nicola Giuliano
Editor:Giancarlo Fontana
Composer:Francesco Cerasi
Principal Cast:Fabio De Luigi
Miriam Leone
Lucia Ocone
Marina Rocco
Francesco Di Leva
Susy Laude


Is it OK to cheat the state if you find out it's cheated you? The main character in this crazy black comedy would give a loud "Yes!" Art restorer Claudia is waiting to be paid for a major commission, but the city just won't settle its bill with her. Thank heavens for Grandma, who supports Claudia financially. So it's a real problem when the old lady dies. Claudia's girlfriends – who are also her employees – propose a solution. Arguing that granny would hate to see her go bankrupt, Claudia, without further ado, stashes her aged relative in the freezer in order to divert her pension to her own pocket. The trick works until one day a painstaking tax inspector, Simone, turns up and falls head over heels for Claudia. Gradually, her carefully constructed pack of lies starts to fall apart.

Director Biography

Giancarlo Fontana, Giuseppe G. Stasi

Giancarlo Fontana and Giuseppe G. Stasi are multi-talented writers, directors and actors. Along with Put Grandma in the Freezer, they have collaborated on a variety of projects.


"Paul Weitz's new film achieves what few movies have before: It assumes that a woman can be old and interesting at the same time." - The Atlantic