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Matilda De Angelis: I'd like to work with Cupellini and Virzì

Matilda De Angelis is the young Shooting Star representing Italy among the emerging talents of this year's Berlin Film Festival. After her astonishing debut performance in Matteo Rovere's Italian Race, she starred in Sebastiano Riso's A Family, and we'll see her again soon in Bernardo Carboni's  Youtopia and Marco Ponti's Una vita spericolata (lit. A fearless life).

Luca Guadagnino: "Elio is like Antoine Doinel"

It's the day of revenge for Luca Guadagnino. Often overlooked in Italy, considered too international and "bourgeois", he's now enjoying the success following his four Oscar nominations, including that for Best Film. We are at the Hotel de Russie in Rome where, along with his two actors Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer, the director his meeting the press upon the Italian release of Call Me by Your Name

Lorenzo Richelmy: Noir Juror and Fearless Actor

26-year-old actor Lorenzo Richelmy, known for the TV series Marco Polo, is enthusiastic about his experience in Donato Carrisi's debut film The Girl in the Fog, where he plays alongside Toni Servillo. As a jury member of the 27th Noir in Festival, he's back to dark and disquieting atmospheres.

Pino Donaggio: From Sanremo to Brian De Palma

At this year's Torino Film Festival, composer Pino Donaggio has received the Turin Grand Prix. He has just completed his work for the upcoming Brian De Palma's film, Domino. Among his future projects, a film on the life of Enzo Ferrari starring Robert De Niro, and one by Daniele Ciprì.

Daniele Incalcaterra: My Activist Cinema from Paraguay to Portugal

Daniele Incalcaterra is at the Mar del Plata Film Festival in a dual capacity: as a director with Chaco, co-directed with Fausta Quattrini and presented in the Latin-American competition; and as an actor in the Portuguese film The Nothing Factory featured in the international competition. In both cases his presence is strongly political and clearly militant.

Claude Lelouche: "Yes, No, and the Power of Fate"

"All the no's they told me, took me to meet other people who told me yes. Yes and No are the two most important things in life, and accordingly my next film will be entitled Oui et non." This is the announcement made by Claude Lelouch, guest of honor at the 32nd Mar del Plata Film Festival, where he presented his latest film Chacun sa vie starring Johnny Hallyday, Jean Dujardin, and Christopher Lambert.

Carmen Guarini: "Fernando Birri, Master of Utopia"

A poet and a filmmaker, an ironic anarchist inspired by an unshakable faith in the future, a politically committed artist and, above all, a great utopian: Fernando Birri is a unique character and the film Ata tu arado a una estrella (lit. Tie your plough to a star) help us know deeply. 

Giuliano Montaldo Presents Restored "Sacco & Vanzetti", against the Horror of Death Penalty

Restored in 4k, Giuliano Montaldo's 1971 Sacco & Vanzetti is presented at the Rome Film Festival: death penalty, prejudice against immigrants, physical elimination of the "foreigner" and a song - Joan Baez' Here's to You - that is still an hymn against injustice.

"Look Up": Fulvio Risuleo in Wonderland

He's not even 30 but has clear ideas: Fulvio Risuleo presents his debut feature Look Up in the Italian Panorama section of Alice nella città, Rome Film Festival.

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