Annecy Cinéma Italien Unveils Line-Up

News at Annecy Cinema Italien: after the announcement of a new director, Francesco Giai Via, new dates (September 25 - October 1), and a poster designed by young Italian illustrator Emiliano Ponzi, the upcoming edition features a mutifaceted programme divided into 4 sections.

Guadagnino's Oscar Race Starts from Toronto

Greeted by a standing ovation at the Toronto Film FestivalLuca Guadagnino's Call Me by Your Name, shot in English but set in 1980s Lombardy, looks like the most hopeful among the Italian films running this year's Oscar race.

The Golden Lion Goes to Del Toro; Nicchiarelli Wins Orizzonti

"I am 52 and my weight is 136 kilos." With a pinch of self-irony, Guillermo Del Toro accepts the Golden Lion of the 74. Venice Film Festival. 

"Emma": Valeria Golino's Eyes

Silvio Soldini’s new film Il colore nascosto delle cose (Emma), out of competition at the Venice Film Festival 2017, stars Valeria Golino and Adriano Giannini.

The Bad and the Ugly (and Mildly Dirty)

A black comedy on a group of infamous, lazy and criminal disabled people, Brutti e cattivi, competing in Venice in the Orizzonti section, is the debut work of the set designer Cosimo Gomez

Na Na Naples: "Love in Bullets" Competing in Venice

Manetti Bros. are competing with their new film in Venice 74 with Love and Bullets, starring Gianpaolo Morelli and Serena Rossi.

Cindarella the Cat: An Italian Cartoon Moves Venice

One of the most interesting films of this edition, competing in the Orizzonti section, is an Italian cartoon. It’s not a kids cartoon, on the contrary. It’s Gatta Cenerentola (Cindarella the Cat) by Alessandro Rak, Ivan Cappiello, Marino Guarnieri and Dario Sansone

Marra: My Fearless Street Priest

L’equilibrio (The balance, Giornate degli Autori- official selection) by Vincenzo Marra is a dramatic film of social but also spiritual denunciation, was originally meant to be a documentary on street priests.

Micaela Ramazzotti and the Tragedy of the Infants for Sale

Directed by Sebastiano Riso and starring Micaela RamazzottiUna famiglia (A family), the second Italian film competing in Venice 74