Italy 2011, 100’, Italian with English and Hebrew subtitles
By Alice Rohrwacher
Cinematographer: Hélène Louvart
Cast: Yle Vianello, Salvatore Cantalupo, Pasqualina Scuncia, Anita Caprioli, Renato Carpentieric
World sales:
Tempesta Film

Marta, a 13-year-old girl, moves back to southern Italy with her family after 10 years in Switzerland. Here she challenges the boundaries of a foreign city and the catechism of the conservative Roman Catholic Church.

Alice Rohrwacher

Born in 1981 in Fiesole, Tuscany. Nach ersten Arbeiten als Theaterautorin und Musikerin wandte sich Alice Rohrwacher dem Film zu, zunächst vor allem als Editorin von Dokumentarfilmen.
In 2011 she made her first film, Corpo Celeste, which brought her numerous awards and international recognition. Her other films have won her awards at major festivals around the world, from Cannes to Abu Dhabi and Mar del Plata.
Alice Rohrwacher is a leading figure in Italian auteur cinema.

filmography (selection):
2021: Le quattro strade
2017: Couch Potatoes
2014: Le meraviglie

festivals & Awards (selection):
– PIFF – Portland International Film Festival
– 2012 Sundance Film Festival 2012
– Annecy Cinema Italien 2011 – Prix CICAE–Pierre Todeschini
– Cinessonne – European Film Festival 2011 – Prix spécial du jury
– Festival de Cannes 2011
– Munich Film Festival 2011


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