Bertani, “Producer on the Move”: Towards a New Auteur Cinema

“We can be more adventurous.” Selected as Producer on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival, Tommaso Bertani illustrates his work philosophy.

Annarita Zambrano: “We Are All Held Hostage by Violence”.

Annarita Zambrano’s debut feature After the War, starring Giuseppe Battiston and Barbora Bobulova, premiered at this year’s Un Certain Regard. A fresh take on the so-called ‘years of lead’ through the eyes of the family of a former red terrorist. 

Leonardo Di Costanzo: “The Intruder Is a Universal Story”

Leonardo Di Costanzo, director of The Interval, presents his latest film The Intruder at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2017.

Castellitto and Mazzantini: “Lucky, A Greek Tragedy in Tor Pignattara”

In conversation with Sergio Castellitto and Margaret Mazzantini, director and scriptwriter of Lucky, who explain how they tailored the role of a genuine suburban woman on Jasmine Trinca. The film has been presented in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival 2017.

Charles Tesson - Artistic director, Critics’ Week

“Placing documentaries and animated films alongside fiction”. Charles Tesson, artistic director of the Cannes Critics’ Week, discusses his 2017 selection.

Davide Barletti, Lorenzo Conte - Directors

“The ultimate class war portrayed through the eyes of children”. Cineuropa chatted to David Barletti and Lorenzo Conte at Bif&st about their most recent feature-length film, The War of Bumpkins, in Italian theatres on 27 April.

Cristiano Bortone - Director

“There is an ever-greater demand for quality European movies”. We sat down with Italian director Cristiano Bortone, whose feature Coffee has been selected at the Beijing International Film Festival; here he talks to us about the Chinese market.