The Hand of God: Release date, cast and trailer

Through the Italian coming-of-age film ‘The Hand of God’, director Paolo Sorrentino tells the story of a tragedy that he endured when he was a teen.

Release date

The movie will begin streaming on Netflix from December 15.

Cast and creators

  • Filippo Scotti
  • Toni Servillo
  • Teresa Saponangelo
  • Marlon Joubert
  • Luisa Ranieri
  • Renato Carpentieri
  • Massimiliano Gallo
  • Betti Pedrazzi
  • Enzo Decaro
  • Sofya Gershevich
  • Lino Musella
  • Biagio Manna

Written by: Paolo Sorrentino

Directed by: Paolo Sorrentino


“In 1980s Naples, young Fabietto pursues his love for football as family tragedy strikes, shaping his uncertain but promising future as a filmmaker.”

Other details

‘The Hand of God’ was Italy’s official submission for International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards.


Fabietto has a beautiful family where there is laughter, love, and mischief. All of it comes crashing down when his parents pass away in a tragic incident while he focused on football. Orphaned, he is not ready to face the reality. Regardless, fate plays its role and he has to look for inspiration to shape his future.

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