2020s

Know the Cast: ‘Four to Dinner’

Four to Dinner Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Netflix Movie Quattro metà

The Four to Dinner cast features Ilenia Pastorelli, Matilde Gioli, Giuseppe Maggio and Matteo Martari. This info article contains minor spoilers for Alessio Maria Federici’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Four to Dinner explores the concepts of platonic love and one true soulmate. In Italy, a married couple tells a story about four friends who seemingly found happiness two years prior. The Italian film explores dual storylines that challenge the audience’s expectations of a typical romantic comedy. By the climax, viewers must use their own logic to determine the most likely ending. Here’s every main performer and character in Four to Dinner aka Quattro metà.

Four to Dinner Cast: Ilenia Pastorelli as Chiara

Four to Dinner Cast - Ilenia Pastorelli as Chiara

Character Profile: An anesthetist. She deals with her partner’s cheating in one story and stays aloof in another. Chiara values her self-worth and independence.

Pastorelli’s Resume: Alessia in They Call Me Jeeg (2015), Giuditta in Nonnas on the Run (2018), Luna in Blessed Madness (2018), Sabrina in All You Need Is Crime (2019), Angela in Io e Angela (2021)

Four to Dinner Cast: Matilde Gioli as Giulia

Four to Dinner Cast - Matilde Gioli as Giulia

Character Profile: A mathematician. She pursues a finance director job in Lisbon, Portugal. Giulia seems to enjoy the spontaneous aspects of whirlwind romances.

Gioli’s Resume: Serena Ossola in Human Capital (2013), Perla Musi in Gomorrah (2014), Melissa in Solo per il weekend (2015), Anna in Golden Men (2019), Giulia Giordano in DOC – Nelle tue mani (2020)

Four to Dinner Cast: Giuseppe Maggio as Dario

Four to Dinner Cast - Giuseppe Maggio as Dario

Character Profile: A lawyer. He’s a hopeless romantic who enjoys a friendship with Chiara. Dario pursues a passionate relationship with Giulia in another story.

Maggio’s Resume: Fiore in Baby (2018-20), Wladimir in Such a Great Love (2018), Massimiliano in My Heart Goes Boom! (2020), Arturo in Out of My League (2020), Nick Di Maggio in School of Mafia (2021)

Four to Dinner Cast: Matteo Martari as Matteo

Four to Dinner Cast - Matteo Martari as Matteo

Character Profile: A literary agent. He begins a somewhat awkward friendship with Giulia that results in a pregnancy. Matteo cheats on his partners in both timelines.

Martari’s Resume: Andrea Russo in Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015-18), Marco Margine in Godard Mon Amour (2017), Francesco de’ Pazzi in Medici (2018), Buffardi in I bastardi di Pizzofalcone (2018-), Luca in The Day and the Night (2021)

Four to Dinner Cast: Marta Gastini as Sara

Four to Dinner Cast - Marta Gastini as Sara

Character Profile: A close friend of Chiara and Giulia. She challenges Italian friends to reconsider their views on the “soulmate” concept. Sara hosts a social gathering with her partner, Luca.

Gastini’s Resume: Giulia Farnese in Borgia (2011-14), Rosaria in The Rite (2011), Mina Harker in Dracula 3D (2012), Marie in Autumn Lights (2016), Greta in Black Parthenope (2021)

Four to Dinner Cast: Flavio Furno as Luca

Four to Dinner Cast - Flavio Furno as Luca

Character Profile: A close friend of Daria and Matteo. He believes that Italian friends should search for “a soulmate” rather than one specific person. Luca discusses platonic love and uses an apple metaphor to reinforce his points.

Furno’s Resume: Don Spagnoletti in Per amore del mio popolo (2014), Zeno Miranda in Il candidato (2014-15), Luca in Husband & Wife (2017), Sandro in Mocro Maffia (2020), Nicola Salerno in Carosello Carosone (2021)

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The Four to Dinner cast also includes Sara Baccarini (Beata ignoranza, Genitori vs Influencer), Tommaso Basili (Rise of Empires: Ottoman, Leonardo), Mauricio Di Carmine (The Passion of the Christ, The App), Beatrice Barilla and Nicola Lagioia.

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.