New Italian Cinema
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (Like Crazy) and Marcello Fonte (Dogman) star in this affecting drama about a neglected village and the townspeople’s fight to build a connecting road to the neighbouring town.
Recently selected to screen in the Panorama Section of the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival, Dafne is a poignant and feel-good portrait of a delicate family struck by a tragedy.
A boy torn between his bond with his troubled mother and his desire to break free is the subject of this intimately affective drama which premiered at the 2018 Venice International Film Festival.
Direct from its Locarno Film Festival premiere, Ginevra Elkann’s Italo-French co-pro stars Alba Rohrwacher and Riccardo Scamarcio in an 80s-set sentimental comedy about three children of divorced parents.
Screen heavyweights Ricardo Scamarcio and Edoardo Pesce star in this super stylish murder mystery that reveals itself piece by piece up to a stunning conclusion.
What happens when a 23-year-old runs for mayor in one of the biggest cities of Southern Italy and records his entire campaign with a hidden camera?
In this poignant drama, warmly received at the Venice Film Festival, Sergio Rubini plays the last remaining inhabitant of an Italian ghost town that has been destroyed by a devastating earthquake.
Based on the bestselling graphic novel Zerocalcare, this melancholy comedy cleverly embodies a generation faced with uncertainty through its depiction of a young man’s friendship with an imaginary armadillo.
Sergio Rubini directs and stars in this offbeat dramedy alongside southern favourite Rocco Papaleo (Basilicata Coast to Coast), as two men whose unexpected run-in results in the unlikeliest of friendships.
In this clever thriller by Stefano Mordini, a slick businessman (Riccardo Scamarcio) employs an undefeated veteran attorney to prove his innocence after he wakes up next to his murdered mistress.
This exceptional Italian remake of the award-winning Spanish-Argentinian favourite Truman follows a bittersweet reunion of two friends (Marco Giallini and Alessandro Gasmann) as they wander the streets of Rome and ponder the future.
This nuanced and profound drama set against the beautiful Sardinian landscape is an exploration of companionship, lost innocence, and shared destiny as two troubled teenagers journey towards a new life.