film giffoni 2023


Category: Special Events

Massimo, a successful actor, and Anna, an established screenwriter, decide to rent a house to write a new film in total isolation. The conflicting and intense relationship which united them in the past is rekindled. Funny and painful flashbacks of the life they shared, of Massimo's way of thinking and even making people laugh inevitably resurface. Anna remembers everything about him, much more than he himself remembers.

Category Out of competition
Section Special Events
Tipology Feature Film, Special Event
Duration 107’
Production Year 2022
Nationality Italy
Directed by Stefano Veneruso
Screenplay Anna Pavignano, Stefano Veneruso
Based on the book by Anna Pavignano
Director of photography Rocco Marra
Editor Fabio Sormani
Production Design Fabio Galvagno
Costume Design Teresa Papa
Music Pino Daniele, Rita Marcotulli
Main cast John Lynch
Gabriella Pession
Douglas Dean
David Callahan
Leda Conti
Produced by Barbara Di Mattia, Stefano Veneruso


VENERUSO 2Stefano Veneruso

Stefano Veneruso, director, screenwriter and producer, made his debut at a very young age as assistant director of the film THE POSTMAN (1994), directed Backstage, which was distributed all over the world and won several awards. Later he moved to Los Angeles where he studied directing and cinematography at UCLA and AFI and made his first short film I'M SOPHIE AND YOU?, winner of several awards. In 2000 he worked as assistant director for the film GANGS OF NEW YORK, directed by Martin Scorsese. In 2003 he worked as assistant director for the film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, directed by Mel Gibson. In 2004 he was director and producer of the film ALL THE INVISIBLE CHILDREN (distributed in cinemas in over 120 countries) co-directed among others by Ridley Scott, Spike Lee, Emir Kusturica and John Woo. In recent years he directed theatrical performances, documentaries and music videos with extraordinary artists such as Giancarlo Giannini, Tina Turner, Elisa, Franco Califano and Massimo Troisi. In 2019 he is director and author of the theatrical show and of the homonymous multimedia exhibition Troisi Poeta Massimo. In 2020 he directed, wrote and produced the film STARTING TOMORROW, I’LL GET UP LATE with John Lynch and Gabriella Pession. In 2022 he was the creator and artistic director of the collective exhibition of contemporary art  I volti di Massimo Troisi as part of the Procida Italian Capital of Culture 2022 program, on display at Palazzo D'Avalos.


festival contact

30Miles Film

Film Commission Regione Campania

Italian distribution/distribuzione italiana

RAI Cinema