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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1995 - 29 July.5 August

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Category: Edition 1995

This is the story of Sarah, a handicapped South African girl of twelve who takes it into her head that she wants to compete in the annihilating swimming point to point Capri-Napoli, over a distance of 35 kilometres, grelling even for adult male swimmers. She finishes the course in fourth place, but takes the honours as the fastest woman.

Original Title Sarahsarà
Italian Title Sarahsarà
Category Official Competition
Section Childhood screens
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 114'
Production Year 1994
Nationality Italy
Directed by Renzo Martinelli
Screenplay Renzo Martinelli, Giulio Paradisi, Maurizio D'Adda
Music Mauro Pagani
Main cast Kim Engelbrecht, Giulio Brogi, Ciro Esposito, Lucio Allocca

 regista renzo martinelliRENZO MARTINELLI

Renzo Martinelli (Cesano Maderno, 28 February 1948) is a director, screenwriter and Italian film producer.
He graduated at IULM in Milan in foreign languages and literature, then specializing in the Lombard capital at the School of Social Communications of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
In the seventies he founded a production company with which he produced numerous videoclips (for Alice, Franco Battiato, Van Halen, Lucio Dalla, Umberto Tozzi, Pino Daniele, Alan Parsons, Rockets and the famous video of the acronym La notte vola, starring Lorella Cuccarini ) and commercials (for Carrera Jeans, Ballantine's whiskey, Sony, Opel Vectra, Dreher Beer, Amaro Montenegro and Eni). Between the same decade and the eighties he also collaborates with RAI, producing some reports.
In 1994 he began his career as a director with Sarahsarà.