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ROMA 2017

PAOLO GENOVESE'S "THE PLACE": AN OFF-THE-GRID DRAMA

Struck by the Netflix series The Booth at the End (2010-12), Paolo Genovese turn it into an off-the-grid drama: The Place, special event at the Rome Film Fest, starring Valerio Mastandrea, Sabrini Ferilli, Alba Rohrwacher, Alessandro Borghi and many more.

PRODUCTION

FILMING COMMENCES ON "THE GUEST"

After Short Skin - screened in Venice in 2014, in Berlin in 2015, nominated for 2 Silver Ribbons, and winner of the Golden Ciak for Best Debut Feature - filming commences on Duccio Chiarini's sophomore feature The Guest

PRODUCTION

THE FIRST CLAPPERBOARD SLAMS FOR SERGIO RUBINI'S "THE BIG SPIRIT"

The first clapperboard slams for Sergio Rubini's new film Il grande spirito (lit. The Big Spirit). The film is described as a "bitter and unpredictable comedy on the friendship between two losers", and stars Rubini himself and Rocco Papaleo.

ROMA 2017

"BORG MCENROE" GETS AUDIENCE AWARD AT ROME FILM FEST

Janus Metz Pedersen's Borg McEnroe wins the BNL Audience Award at the 12th Rome Film Fest

ROMA 2017

"THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS" WINS ALICE NELLA CITTÀ

The jury of Alice nella città bestowed the Best Film Award to Adrian Goiginger's The Best of All Worlds. Lisa Bruhlmann's Blue My Mind wins the Alice/Taodue Golden Camera Award, and Cosimo Messeri's Metti una notte the Roma Lazio Film Commission Award.

ROMA 2017

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.

FESTIVAL

"CRATER" TRIUMPHS AT TOKYO FILM FEST

Silvia Luzi and Luca Bellino couldn't believe that was really happening: winning the Special Jury Prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival, presented by a jury headed by Tommy Lee Jones

ROMA 2017

NANNI SUPERSTAR: "I'VE BEATEN CANCER AGAIN, AND I TELL IT IN A SHORT FILM"

The "close encounter" with Nanni Moretti at the Rome Film Fest ended up in a very emotional way as the director confessed he had fought against a cancer relapse. The news was releaved by showing 8 minutes of his upcoming short film, Autobiografia dell'uomo mascherato (lit. Autobiography of the man in disguise). 

ROMA 2017

THE DARK SIDE OF THE INVISIBLE BOY

A decidedly dark turn for the sequel of Gabriele Salvatores' fantasy film The Invisible Boy - Second Generation. Michele, the superhero boy, is now 16 and deadling with his teen angst, quest for rebellion and a dark side that is knocking at the door.

MIA 2017

"THE PLACE" SCORES SALES AT MIA

Business galore for the Italian sales company True Colours at this year's MIA. The company, headed by Catia Rossi, scored sales for Paolo Genovese's The Place after the promo screening and the pitch session "What's Next Italy". 

CREDITS

Direttore Responsabile
GIANCARLO DI GREGORIO
Vicedirettore
CRISTIANA PATERNÒ
Caporedattore
STEFANO STEFANUTTO ROSA
Redazione
ANDREA GUGLIELMINO
CARMEN DIOTAIUTI
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