SICILIAN GHOST STORY

Films

Section: Masterclass

Synopsis
Giuseppe Di Matteo - son of the informer Sabatino - was kidnapped in Sicily in 93 and held captive for days before being brutally liquefied in acid. In Sicilian Ghost Story, reality mixes with imagination, and the love between Giuseppe and Luna tries to overcome the code of silence and be stronger than it. A pure and alive feeling that does not surrender to the absence and sudden disappearance of Giuseppe. It tries to find justice and challenges mystery and death.

--- registi --- fabio grassadonia antonio piazzaFabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza
Fabio Grassadonia (Palermo, 1968) and Antonio Piazza (Milano, 1970) are both director and screenplay writers. They made their debut in 2013 with SALVO. The film was critically acclaimed both domestically and Abroad, winning two awards at the Cannes Film festival: GrandPrix and PrixRévélation. They have also won the Sundance Institute Global Filmmaking Award 2016 for the screenplay of SICILIAN GHOST STORY.

production
Indigo Film
Cristaldi Pictures
Rai Cinema
Mact Productions
Ventura Film
(Italy)

world sales
The Match Factory
(Germany)
www.the-match-factory.com

distribuzione italiana
festival contact
Bim Distribuzione
(Italy)
www.bimfilm.com

All films in competition are in the original language with Italian subtitles except for +3 and +6 sections that has a live over-sound). Entrance to Elements and Generator screenings is free (subject to available seats) priority will be given to jurors, press and accredited audience.
Masterclass
meeting at the Sala De Sica and Antica Ramiera are for Masterclass jurors and press only.
Entrance to Parental Control
and Gex Doc sections is free up to capacity, Elements +6 and +10, press and accreditation have priority.
Entrance to Wizard Nights
and Fright Nights films is free up to capacity.

Original Title Sicilian Ghost Story
Italian Title Sicilian Ghost Story
Category Out of competition
Section Masterclass
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 122'
Production Year 2017
Nationality Italy
Directed by Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza
Screenplay Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza, Marco Mancassola
Editor Cristiano Travaglioli
Production Design Marco Dentici
Costume Design Antonella Cannarozzi
Music Anton Spielman
Main cast Julia Jedlikowska (Luna)
Gaetano Fernandez (Giuseppe)
Corinne Musallari (Loredana)
Andrea Falzone (Nino)
Federico Finocchiaro (Calogero)
Produced by Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima, Massimo Cristaldi, Carlotta Calori
When 14 JUL - h. 10:00 - Sala De Sica

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