Foodie Flicks: Mid-August Lunch (Pranzo di Ferragosto) (2008)

We often heard that Italy is the land of la dolce vita where its citizens enjoy their time eating, drinking, and be merry each and every single day. Well, apparently those days are nearly over with all the crises Italy suffers in the last few years and somehow we can sense it from this film, but the life that Gianni leads alongside his elderly mother here may prove the opposite despite the hardships.