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Euphoria
Lights, Drama, Action!
Da non perdere perché è la seconda eccezionale prova alla regia di Valeria Golino.

Valeria Golino, the renowned Italian actress and director, follows her 23-time-award-winning debut Honey (LIFF13) with Euphoria, an expressive tale of two brothers getting to know each other in extremis, which premiered in the prestigious Un Certain Regard section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

When successful entrepreneur Matteo (Riccardo Scamarcio, also in Loro) is thrust back into the life of his brother Ettore (Valerio Mastandrea, Perfect Strangers LIFF16) the encounter is uncomfortable. Matteo is audacious, charming and energetic. Ettore still lives in the small provincial town where they grew up and teaches in a middle school. Ettore is a cautious, honest man who has always held back a little, sticking to the shadows. Seen from the outside their lives seem to be very different. But life forces them back together, and a difficult situation results in them getting to know and discover each other, in a vortex of fragility and euphoria.

The naturalistic central performances of Scamarcio and Mastandrea are ably supported by some of Italy’s finest actors including Isabella Ferrari (The Great Beauty LIFF13) Valentina Cervi (Jane Eyre, 2011) and Jasmine Trinca (Fortunata LIFF17).

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2018
Official Selection Bvlgari Critics' Choice Award 2018
Australian Premiere
Director
Valeria Golino
Cast
Riccardo Scamarcio, Valerio Mastandrea, Isabella Ferrari, Valentina Cervi, Jasmine Trinca
Drama | Italy | 2018 | 115 min
Italian with English subtitles
Anchored by two excellent central performances... Golino smartly mirrors the two men.
The Upcoming
Valeria Golino

Valeria Golino

Italian-born actor/director Valeria Golino (For Your Love LIFF16) is the internationally renowned star of Rain Man (1988) and Human Capital (2013). Her first film Honey was selected for Un Certain Regard at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and received the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. Euphoria is her second feature film and was selected for Un Certain Regard at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

Please note, while the trailer may not include subtitles, the film will be screened with English subtitles.

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