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Category: Edition 2022

One of the most beloved fairy tales ever written is back in a wholly fresh and dreamy version. Straffi’s new Pinocchio guides us through modern adventures and fun in a world full of hilarious surprises and magic.
Papa Geppetto's Shop of Wonders is an extraordinary place, a place where you can breathe magic. Yes, because it is the home of Pinocchio and his friends, a bunch of little heroes always ready to set off on a new adventure! Pinocchio is a cheerful puppet, generous, determined, but also a funny bungler who often tells little lies for good... Too bad that his nose grows every time he tells a lie! Freeda is Pinocchio’s inseparable pal, a pirate doll always ready to board! Pinocchio and Freeda are an amazing team, always joined by the timid and grumpy Talking Cricket, appointed by the Fairy with Turquoise Hair to keep an eye on them. Together, they'll discover incredible places, from the Magic Woods to the ocean, and they'll meet old, new, good, and bad friends and enemies... like the Fox and the Cat, two scoundrels constantly busy causing trouble!  

Original Title Pinocchio and Friends
Category Out of competition
Section Special Events
Tipology Animation, TV Series, Special Event
Duration 26x12'
Production Year 2021
Nationality Italy
Directed by Iginio Straffi
Screenplay Francesco Artibani, Damiano Brué, Luigi Casagrande, Marco Greganti, Rich Magallanes, Lisa Ricciardi, Fausto Vitaliano
Editor Alessandro Bracalente, Saverio Romagnoli, Giorgia Tranquilli
Production Design Tommaso Gomez
Music Michele Bettali, Stefano Carrara, Fabrizio Castania
Produced by Joanne Lee, Iginio Straffi
Production Rainbow SpA (Italy)

IginioStraffi 5 1Iginio Straffi

Founder and President of Rainbow Group Iginio Straffi is the visionary behind girls’ classic brand “Winx Club”, a global licensing phenomenon flourishing since 2004. Iginio’s ground-breaking leadership has powered Rainbow since its establishment in 1995, making it a nonstop growing player in the entertainment industry through excellence collaborations and company acquisitions, such as Canadian award-winning studio Bardel and Italian Colorado Film. With a grasp of kids and adults’ universal feelings, Iginio has been awarded with countless prizes over the years, creating content primarily for children, then expanding to serial and theatrical live action for all age targets. His all-round commitment to childhood inspires him to create new content and engage in educational projects such as his Liberi Reggiomonte international school and global-reaching charity initiatives.

International distribution
Italian distribution
Festival contact
Rainbow SpA (Italy)