film #giffoni50


Category: Masterclass Cult

Lucky is a young mother, a private hairdresser dreaming one day to open her own shop to give dignity and stability to her life and that of her eight-year-old daughter. She is alone, with a failed marriage behind her, and she lives in a present of difficulties and sorrows. But she is ready to challenge her fate in an effort to gain her right to happiness.

Original Title FORTUNATA
Italian Title FORTUNATA
Category Out of competition
Section Masterclass Cult
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 103'
Production Year 2017
Nationality Italy
Directed by Sergio Castellitto
Screenplay Margaret Mazzantini, Sergio Castellitto
Editor Chiara Vullo
Production Design Luca Merlini
Costume Design Isabella Rizzi
Music Arturo Annecchino
Main cast Jasmine Trinca (Fortunata)
Stefano Accorsi (Patrizio)
Alessandro Borghi (Chicano)
Edoardo Pesce (Franco)
Nicole Centanni (Barbara)
Hanna Schygulla (Lotte)
Produced by Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima, Carlotta Calori, Viola Prestieri

regista Sergio CastellittoSERGIO CASTELLITTO
Born in 1953, he is an actor, director and screenwriter. His career begins in theater. In 1982 he debuted as an actor in the movie IL GENERALE DELL'ARMATA MORTA by Luciano Tovoli with Marcello Mastroianni. During his career, he has worked with Ettore Scola, Vittorio Gassman, Stefania Sandrelli, Mario Monicelli, Giuseppe Tornatore and Marco Bellocchio. In 1999 he directed his first film: LIBERO BURRO. In 2004 he directed and starred DON’T MOVE. His following film as director are: LOVE & SLAPS (2010), TWICE BORN (2012), YOU CAN’T SAVE YOURSELF ALONE (2015) and LUCKY. All of them were written with his wife Margaret Mazzantini. Currently he is working on a new film A BOOKSHOP IN PARIS.


Indigo Film, HT Film, Universal Pictures

international distribution
True Colours

Italian distribution
festival contact
Universal Pictures International Italy