The Invisible Thread cast features Filippo Timi, Francesco Scianna and Francesco Gheghi. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Marco Simon Puccioni’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Set in Rome, The Invisible Thread follows a teenage boy named Leone. He lives a relatively happy life with his two fathers but then learns that they might split up. When Leone pursues a romantic relationship with a local girl, he discovers that she thinks he might be a good match for her brother. The storyline follows the young protagonist as he sorts through a series of misunderstandings. Here’s every main performer and character in The Invisible Thread.
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The Invisible Thread Cast: Filippo Timi as Paolo Ferrari
Character Profile: A 52-year-old gay architect with a partner named Simone. He runs a furniture shop and struggles with his self-confidence. Paolo discovers that Simone cheated and then wonders about the identity of Leone’s biological father.
Timi’s Resume: Benito Mussolini in Vincere (2009), Guido in The Double Hour (2009), Fabio in The American (2010), Enzo in Angel of Evil (2010), Massimo Viviani in I delitti del BarLume (2013-)
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The Invisible Thread Cast: Francesco Scianna as Simone Lavia
Character Profile: Paolo’s husband, a restaurant owner. He’s an “anthropologist in theory” who gets caught cheating with a supplier named Riccardo. Simone believes that a DNA test could be traumatic for Leone and the entire family.
Scianna’s Resume: Peppino Torrenuova in Baaria (2009), Turatello in Angel of Evil (2010), Ferrero in The Entrepreneur (2011), Kadeem in Ben-Hur (2016), Ruggero Barone in The Trial (2019)
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The Invisible Thread Cast: Francesco Gheghi as Leone Ferrari
Character Profile: Paolo and Simone’s son, the narrator. He wants to make a class video about his progressive family before realizing that his parents might split. Leone shows interest in a local girl who thinks that he might be gay.
Gheghi’s Resume: Nicola in Io sono Tempesta (2018), Jack Mazzariol in Mio fratello rincorre i dinosauri (2019), Christian in Padrenostro (2020)
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The Invisible Thread Cast: Matteo Oscar Giuggioli as Dario Del Monte
Character Profile: Leone’s closeted high school acquaintance. He organizes a hiking trip at Guadagnolo. Dario mistakenly believes that Leone is gay.
Giuggioli’s Resume: Lombo in Couch Potatoes (2017), Tom in Succede (2018), Klaus Moser in Un passo dal cielo (2019), Tommy in Under the Riccione Sun (2020), Jacopo Borghi in Buongiorno, mamma! (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Voice Cast: ‘Human Resources’
The Invisible Thread Cast: Giulia Maenza as Anna Del Monte
Character Profile: Dario’s twin sister. She talks about her faux-progressive mother while learning about Leone’s family. Anna pursues a romance with Leone upon learning that he is indeed straight.
Maenza’s Resume: A Sicilian Fashion Model — Movie Debut in The Invisible Thread
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The Invisible Thread Cast: Jodhi May as Tilly Nolan
Character Profile: Leone’s surrogate mother. In the past, she met Simone at the University of California. Tilly makes a fateful decision that affects her relationship with Leone and his fathers.
May’s Resume: Molly Roth in A World Apart (1988), Alice Munro in The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Lea Papin in Sister My Sister (1994), Anna Snitkina in The Gambler (1997), Queen Calanthe in The Witcher (2019-21)
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The Invisible Thread Cast: Valentina Cervi as Monica Ferrari
Character Profile: Paolo’s sister. She offers relationship advice during the first act. Monica reveals that she forgave her partner Carlo after he cheated.
Cervi’s Resume: Teresa in Soul Mate (2002), Carola Baiardo in Past Perfect (2003), Renata in Miracle at St. Anna (2008), Bertha Mason in Jane Eyre (2011), Eleonora Rummo in The Catholic School (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘In Good Hands’
The Invisible Thread cast also includes Emanuele Maria Di Stefano (The Catholic School), Alessia Giuliani (Camera Café, Love Under House Arrest), Mauro Conte (Unforgivable, On My Skin: The Last Seven Days of Stefano Cucchi), Gerald Tyler (A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day, Wrath of Man) and Gianluca De Marchi (Loose Cannons, Eppideis).
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