The world premiere of "The Midnight Sun" will be screened on Tuesday, February 27th at 5:30 pm, at The Space Cinema Moderno in Rome. The event is powered by Eagle Pictures in collaboration with the Giffoni Experience, and will feature the participation of the protagonist Bella Thorne, who will meet the audience and her fans at the end of the screening. The meeting will be moderated by the vice artistic director of the Giffoni Film Festival Manlio Castagna. Starting from February 12th, it will be possible to buy a ticket to take part in the event on the website www.thespacecinema.it or at the coffers of The Space Moderno cinema in Rome. The film, directed by Scott Speer ("Step Up Revolution") and distributed in Italy by Eagle Pictures, will be in Italian theaters on March 22, 2018.
The screenplay is by Eric Kirsten, while the original songs of the soundtrack are sang by the talented Bella Thorne, in the double role of actress and singer. "The midnight sun" tells the story of seventeen year old Katie Price, played by Bella Thorne, a girl who has been struck by a rare disease since she was a little girl. The illness makes it lethal even to take the smallest amount of sunlight. During the day she is forced to stay indoors, but it is after sunset that the world of Katie comes to life, when she goes to the local train station to play the guitar in front of peoples. One night fate brings her to meet Charlie (Patrick Schwarzenegger), a former high school athlete, whom she has been secretly in love with for years. Bella decides to hide her illness, however, just when the two begin an overwhelming love story. After "The fault in our stars", "Me before you" and "We Are All", another wonderful story of love, inspired by the Japanese film "Song to the Sun", known in Japan as "Taiyo no Uta".