From Monday 12 September arrives on Rai 2, in prime time, ‘Nudi per la vita’, an unpublished docu-reality in four episodes, with a double weekly appointment (Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 and, then, Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 September ).
The program will feature a group of six men and six women, famous people from the world of cinema, TV and music and entertainment in general: Memo Remigi; Francesco Paolantoni; Gabriele Cirilli; Gianluca Gazzoli; Gilles Rocca; Antonio Catalani. Corinne Clery; Alessandra Mussolini; Brenda Lodigiani; Elisabetta Gregoraci; Maddalena Corvaglia; Valeria Graci.
Presented by Mara Maionchi, the program is an exciting, fun and very courageous mini-series for the topics addressed such as those related to health: Mara, in fact, has been supporting for years, with her usual vitality and irony, the theme of prevention by virtue of his personal history and of the direct and indirect testimonies of the twelve protagonists.
‘Nudi per la vita’ was therefore born with a very serious ‘mission’: to raise public awareness of breast and prostate cancer prevention and it will do it in a simple, light and, why not, fun way. The program will provocatively urge the public not to be afraid to ‘expose’ their bodies to life-saving medical screenings.
The docu-reality will tell the story of the staging of a “Full Monty” dance performance for men (where curiosity will pull the viewer far beyond what they will see represented on stage) and a fun choreography for women (inspired by large magazine theater, in a sort of “Moulin Rouge” style).
Coordinated by the artistic director and choreographer Marcello Sacchetta (of the two dance performances), the twelve protagonists will have to prepare a real show during the four episodes and perform live, with pride and self-irony, in front of a real audience of a famous theater Milanese, Franco Parenti.
Nudi per la vita is an Italian Rai Radiotelevision production, produced by Blu Yazmine. A program by: Andrea Marchi and Alessandra Guerra, Cristina Limon, Roberto Petrucci, Laura Piazzi, Chiara Iacobelli, Michele Pilloni. Set designer, Paola Spreafico. Rai project leader: Valeria Destefanis. Executive producer Blu Yazmine, Stefania Marini. Curated by Simona di Franco. Production Manager, Matteo D’Arcangelo. Directed by Riccardo Valotti. Final show direction, Cristiano D’Alisera.
THE FIRST TWO EPISODES
The six male stars, after meeting in the headquarters with Mara Maionchi and Marcello Sacchetta, will immediately find a certain feeling, between them will immediately create a light-hearted and fun atmosphere.
Memo Remigi seems to have immediately become a little leader, a little mascot of the group, with his 84 years and his vitality he is an example for everyone. Of course the dance is not his strong point, but he is not the only one to have some difficulties. Gianluca Gazzoli and Antonio Catalani also admit that they are not inclined to dance, while Gilles Rocca and Gabriele Cirilli turn out to be excellent dancers. Francesco Paolantoni, on the other hand, is recovering from a broken leg and naturally struggles to sustain the daily practice sessions, but he is tenacious and certainly does not give up.
What unites everyone, however, is the message on the prevention of prostate cancer that they carry out and that they have the opportunity to deepen in first person thanks to the meeting with Prof. Bernardo Rocco, an internationally renowned urologist. Between an exhilarating synchronized swimming lesson (accompanied by the Italian Sincronette) designed to improve their ability to move in time and a flashmob in a supermarket to test their chutzpah with an unaware audience, the Stars during their journey must also learn to overcome the embarrassment of undressing in front of an audience.
They put themselves to the test on the catwalk of courage where, after having undressed, they also bare their souls, recounting touching moments of their life.
They face the embarrassment of posing for a photo shoot, in which for the first time they show themselves naked.
The day of the show is approaching and after an improvised performance in a club, during a special evening with Mara and Marcello, the Stars have a moment of crisis. Fatigue begins to make itself felt, but there is no more time now, the time has come to cross the threshold of the theater and perform in front of 400 people.
How will it end? Will it be a triumph?