Il Colibri


Italy-France 2022, 125’, Italian with English and Hebrew subtitles
By: Francesca Archibugi
Cinematographer: Luca Bigazzi
Cast: Pierfrancesco Favino, Kasia Smutniak, Nanni Moretti Laura Morante
World sales: Fandango

This is the life story of Marco Carrera, known as Colibrì or “the hummingbird”: a life full of fateful coincidences, losses and stories of absolute love.

Il Colibrì is the story of the primal force of life, of the arduous struggle we all undertake to resist what sometimes seems unbearable, even with the mighty weapons of illusion, happiness and good humour.

Francesca Archibugi

was born in Rome in 1960 and is an Italian film director, screenwriter and actress.

In 1980 she studied directing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia. She made her feature film debut in 1988 with Mignon è partita. The film won, among others, five David di Donatellos. Other successful films have followed at regular intervals to this day, and they also regularly receive awards.

filmography (selection):
2019: Vivere
2017: Couch Potatoes
2001: Tomorrow

festivals & awards (selection):
– Rome Film Fest 2022: Grand Public – Opening Film
– TIFF – Toronto International Film Festival 2022: Gala

Francesca Archibugi
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