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October 14, 2023
La Stranezza
Where did Pirandello get the idea for “Six Characters in Search of an Author”? Thanks to two gravediggers from Girgenti (which in 1920 was not yet called Agrigento), who forget the work they do by writing and performing irresistible farces with their scruffy company, whom the playwright met in Sicily in 1920. One day, something unexpected disrupted their performance, and Pirandello duly took note. After The Stolen Caravaggio, Andò continues to blend invention and history, fiction and reality, theatre and life....
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October 14, 2023
Settembre
Maria (Margherita Rebeggiani) is a reserved teen. The boy she likes has just asked her to go to bed with him. She accepts but isn’t sure where to start, so her school friend Sergio (Luca Nozzoli) offers to give her a few sex lessons, leading to a special friendship. Sergio’s mother Francesca (Barbara Ronchi) learns she has a health issue but doesn’t feel the need to tell her husband Alberto (Andrea Sartoretti) about it, given that she’s been more or...
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October 15, 2023
Siccità
Rome, Italy. The drought has been parching the city for three years now, and the lack of water has changed everybody’s life. While strict rules add to people’s misery, odd characters roam the streets of the capital. Outcasts, achievers, victims, and wrongdoers are all part of the same tragic picture, and they are all after the same thing: redemption. In a future not too distant from the present. Imagining several different stories, each allowed to proceed independently, in the manner...
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October 15, 2023
Ti Mangio il Cuore
Puglia. Burnt by the sun and by hatred, the promontory of Gargano is contested by criminals who seem to come from a remote past governed by the law of the jungle. An archaic land reminiscent of the Far West, in which blood is washed away with blood. An old feud between two rival families is rekindled by a forbidden love: the one between Andrea, reluctant heir of the Malatesta, and Marilena, beautiful wife of the boss of the Camporeale clan....
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