World Cinema – Feature
East Coast Premiere
ITALIAN MOVIES, Matteo Pellegrini
ITALY / 2012 / 99 min / DCP / Italian w/English sub-titles
During the night shift in the TV studios where a famous soap opera is filmed, a group of immigrant cleaners finds the cameras locker door open. One of them has an idea: one of his friend is getting married and it would be a great present to shoot his wedding ceremony. Soon this first experience becomes a real parallel business, that involves one by one, all of them, pushing them to dare more and more...
Writer: Giovanna Mori, Matteo Pellegrini, Paolo Rossi / Producer: Fabrizio Donvito, Marco Cohen, Benedetto Habib, Fabio Massimo Cacciatori, Franco Bevione, Yury Krestinskiy / Cinematography: Umberto Manente / Film Editing: Fabrizio Rossetti / Costume Design: Ornella Campanale / Original Music: Mario Mariani, Ala Bianca / Production Design: Mauro Radaelli / Cast: Aleksei Guskov, Eriq Ebouaney, Anita Kravos, Michele Venitucci, Neil D’souza, Tiziana Catalano, Melanie Gerren, Harvey Virdi, Filippo Timi / Contact: Jef Nuyts IntraMovies, Rome
THE DIRECTOR: This is Matteo Pellegrini’s seventh film. He has won two prizes in the past including 1997 Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival Short Film Award; Torino Film Festival’s 1995 Best Short and nominated by the Rome International Film Festival’s Best Film Award in 2012 for ITALIAN MOVIES.
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