VENICE 78

FRAMMARTINO AND SORRENTINO: A QUIET HAPPINESS

Italian cinema is the winner of three awards in the main competition of the 78th Venice Film Festival: the Special Jury Prize to Michelangelo Frammartino’s Il buco, and two prizes to Paolo Sorrentino’s The Hand of God: the Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize, and the Marcello Mastroianni Award for an emerging actor to Filippo Scotti.

VENICE 78

ELIO GERMANO: “WITH THE D’INNOCENZO BROTHERS I EXPLORE MALE FRAGILITY”

After Bad Tales, awarded for Best Script at the Berlinale, twin brothers Fabio and Damiano D’Innocenzo were very much expected in competition at the Venice Film Festival with their latest America Latina.

VENICE 78

“FREAKS OUT”: AN ITALIAN BLOCKBUSTER IN THE HORRORS OF THE WAR

An “electric” girl, a werewolf, a young insect charmer, a “magnetic” clown: four circus artists, four freaks, working for their master Isdrael (Giorgio Tirabassi) in Freaks Out by Gabriele Mainetti, presented in competition at the Venice Film Festival

VENICE 78

MARIO MARTONE: “SCARPETTA, IMMORAL PATRIARCH AND THE THEATRE TRIBE”

The most mature and accomplished film by Mario MartoneThe King of Laughter, in competition at the Venice Film Festival, has been welcomed with a warm reception.

VENICE 78

LAURA BISPURI: THE PEACOCK AND THE FREEDOM TO LOVE

Extended families, polyamory and unexpected life choices stand at the core of the chechovian The Peacock’s Paradise by Laura Bispuri, presented in the Orizzonti competition of the Venice Film Festival.

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“IL BUCO” AND THE TEMPORAL BEWILDERMENT OF THE ABYSS

Michelangelo Frammartino’s third feature Il buco, in competition at the Venice Film Festival, sets its visual dimension from the very first frame, a gaze from the bottom up from the inside of a cave towards the sky. 

VENICE 78

PAOLO SORRENTINO: “MY DIVINITIES: MARADONA, FELLINI, CAPUANO”

Paolo Sorrentino presents his very personal and brave “amarcord”, The Hand of God, in competition at the Venice Film Festival.

VENICE 78

“ATLANTIDE” BRINGS THE REAL VENICE TO THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

A fiction film showing a documentary gaze, a videoclip aesthetics that ends up in the pure beauty of the videoart. This is Atlantide by director and videomaker Yuri Ancarani.

FESTIVAL

NINE ITALIAN PREMIERES AT THE BIF&ST

The ItaliaFilmFest section of the Bif&st – Bari International Film Festival (September 25th – October 2nd) includes 7 Italian world premieres, which will be voted by a public jury chaired by journalist Antonella Matranga

EFA 2021

EFA 2021: THREE ITALIAN FILMS IN THE FEATURE FILM SELECTION

Among the 40 titles already unveiled, three Italian films: Salvatore Mereu’s AssandiraGianni Amelio’s Hammamet, and Emma Dante’s The Macaluso Sisters.

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