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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - 20.28 july

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Category: Edition 2018

A winter’s night. A car accident caused by heavy fog. The vehicle is wrecked, but the driver is unharmed, and yet the police detain him anyway. If he doesn’t even have a scratch on him, whose is the blood in his car? The driver is a policeman called Vogel. Every time there’s a big news story, his face is sure to appear on TV. He doesn’t have any criminological expertise, he’s not interested in fingerprints or DNA, and he doesn’t follow foot-prints or clues. He uses the media…

Category Out of competition
Section Parental Experience
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 127'
Production Year 2017
Nationality France, Germany, Italy
Directed by Donato Carrisi
Screenplay Donato Carrisi
Based on the book "La ragazza nella nebbia"
by Donato Carrisi
Director of photography Federico Masiero
Editor Massimo Quaglia
Production Design Tonino Zera
Costume Design Patrizia Chericoni
Music Vito Lo Re
Main cast Toni Servillo
Jean Reno
Alessio Boni
Lorenzo Richelmy
Galatea Ranzi
Michela Cescon
Lucrezia Guidone
Daniela Piazza
Thierry Toscan
Jacopo Olmo Antinori
Antonio Gerardi
Greta Scacchi
Produced by Alessandro Usai, Maurizio Totti

 regista Donato CarrisiDONATO CARRISI
Donato Carrisi was born in Martina Franca in 1973 and lives in Rome. After studying law, he specialized in criminology and behavioral science and later became a screenwriter of television series and movies. He wrote bestselling international novels such as The Whisperer, The Lost Girls of Rome, The Hunter of the Dark and The Girl in the Fog, all published in Italy by Longanesi . He collaborates with RAI for the tv series CASA FAMIGLIA and ERA MIO FRATELLO, with Mediaset’s Taodue for series NASSIRIYA - PER NON DIMENTICARE and TEAM ANTIMAFIA - PALERMO OGGI, and he worked on MOANA for Sky. In 2014, he wrote and hosted RAI 3’s show IL SESTO SENSO. In 2017 he wrote and directed THE GIRL IN THE FOG, based on his novel, for which he won a David di Donatello in 2018. In the same year he began to teach at IULM University, where he held the course of "Genre Writing: thriller, noir, mystery”.


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