Irene Dionisio in Berlinale Talents
Arturo’s Voice, the new feature film project by Irene Dionisio, written with Valia
Santella, has been selected for Berlinale
Talents among 3400 applications from 130 countries. Dionisio’s work –
ranging from video installations to documentaries and feature films – explores topics
of integration and the difficulties in the intercultural dialogue (Shores), the current social and economic
crisis (The Factory Is Full and The Last Things), little known mental
disorders (The Song of Sirens),
prostitution and workers’ rights (Fières d'être
Pute). Since 2017 she’s the Director of the Torino Gay & Lesbian Film
Matteo Garrone's Dogman landed a BAFTA nomination for Best Foreign-Language Film.
French daily Le Monde just made an end-of-year list of the 100 film masterpieces that, since 1944, have been best received by its critics.
The Oscar race is over for Dogman, but Italy is still in the mix with Luca
shortlisted in the categories Best Make-Up and Hairstyling, and Best Original
Song for Thom Yorke’s Suspirium.