Perfect Strangers

Perfect Strangers

  • T
  • 2016
  • 97 min
  • Italy
  • comedy, drama

During a dinner, a group of friends decide to share whatever text message or phone call they will receive during the evening - and all hell breaks loose.

Director: Paolo Genovese

Screenwriters: Rolando Ravello, Paolo Genovese, Paolo Costella

Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Kasia Smutniak, Marco Giallini

It might have been nastier in the hands of a less experienced director but Genovese handles it with delicacy. They might all be liars, but who's going to throw the first stone?


  • Paolo Genovese
    Paolo Genovese

    Paolo Genovese (born 20 August 1966) is an Italian director and screenwriter.

Main Cast


Producer: Marco Belardi, Marco Giannoni

Editor: Consuelo Catucci

Director Of Photography: Fabrizio Lucci

Original Music Composer: Maurizio Filardo

Costume Design: Camilla Giuliani

Production Design: Chiara Balducci


Original Title: Perfetti sconosciuti

Tagline: Everyone has three lives: a public life, a private life and a secret life

Genres: comedy, drama

Certificate: T

Categories: dinner party, rome italy, group of friends, cell phone, therapist, infidelity, homophobia, text message, plastic surgeon


Year: 2016

Runtime: 97 min

Country: Italy

Language: Italian

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1