Film edition 2021


Bruno Salvati’s life is in a deadlock. His films are struggling to reach success and his producer is running out of ideas for future projects. He separated from his wife Anna and for his children, Adele and Tino, he cannot be the present and reliable father they’d like. One day the man finds out he has a form of leukemia and entrusts himself to a hematologist who will be his guide on the difficult way towards recovery. After several unsuccessful treatments, Bruno comes aware of the seriousness of his condition and falls prey of fear. His father Umberto will shed a light of hope, revealing a secret from his past.

Original Title Cosa Sarà
Category Out of competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 101'
Production Year 2020
Nationality USA
Directed by Francesco Bruni
Screenplay Francesco Bruni
Director of photography Carlo Rinaldi
Editor Alessandro Heffler
Production Design Ilaria Sadun
Costume Design Maria Cristina La Parola
Music Stefano Ratchev, Mattia Carratello
Main cast Kim Rossi Stuart
Lorenza Indovina
Barbara Ronchi
Giuseppe Pambieri
Raffaella Lebboroni
Nicola Nocella
Fotinì Peluso
Tancredi Galli,
Elettra Mallaby
Stefano Rossi Giordani
Ninni Bruschetta
Produced by Carlo Degli Esposti, Nicola Serra

Francesco Bruni

Director and screenwriter. He began his career in 1996, with the film CONDOMINIO (1991) by Felice Farina. Known above all for his partnership with Paolo Virzì for whom he has written many screenplays: LA BELLA VITA (1994) FERIE D’AGOSTO (1996), OVOSODO (1997), BACI E ABBRACCI (1999), MY NAME IS TANINO (2001), CATERINA VA IN CITTÀ (2003), N (IO E NAPOLEONE) (2006), TUTTA LA VITA DAVANTI (2008) and LA PRIMA COSA BELLA (2010). Bruni is also known in the television scene, where he is responsible for the adaptation of Andrea Camilleri’s novels for the TV series IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO (1998, 2008) and those of Carlo Lucarelli for IL COMMISSARIO DE LUCA (2008). From 2000 to 2010 he was a teacher of screenwriting at the Experimental Center of Cinematography. In his career there is also a small acting performance in the film, LA GUERRA DEGLI ANTÒ (1999) by Riccardo Milani. In 2011 he made his directorial debut with the film SCIALLA! (STAI SERENO), with which he won the “Controcampo” prize at the Venice Film Festival. Bruno was also awarded in 2012 with David di Donatello and Nastro d’Argento as best new director.

Italian distribution
festival contact
Vision Distribution (Italy)