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  • Date: April 26, 2018
  • Time: 07:30 PM
  • Venue: PLAZA Theatre
  • Address: 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306
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About the Film

  • English: Worldly Girl
  • Duration: 1:44
  • Genre: Romantic Drama
  • Release: 2016
  • Director: Marco Danieli
  • Music Director: Umberto Smerilli
  • Editor: Alessio Franco, Davide Vizzini
  • Screen Play: Marco Danieli, Antonio Manca
  • Producer: Elisabetta Bruscolini, Fabio Piscopo
  • Photography: Emanuele Pasquet
  • Stars: Sara Serraiocco, Michele Riondino, Pippo Delbono, Marco Leonardi, Lucia Mascino, Stefania Montorsi

Giulia’s world is an ancient one, suspended in time and built on rigor and sacred texts, which fiercely excludes anyone who doesn’t belong to it. Libero’s world is that which is inhabited by everyone else: by those who make mistakes, those who make do as they seek other prospects, and those who love unconditionally. When Giulia meets Libero, she discovers there may be another destiny awaiting her, one she can choose for herself. Theirs is a pure and inevitable love story, as the two young people embark on an intense period in their lives together, a choice that leads to Giulia being completely cut off from the Jehovah’s Witness world she belongs to. Film Director Marco Danieli said about his film: I have always been very interested in the themes of identity, a person’s growth and development, and the relationship between individuals and communities. In my opinion, religious orthodoxy represents an ideal context to explore these issues, because the expression of individual willpower inevitably collides with the ethical and theoretical superstructures of the community. This is the reason why I consider my film as a coming-of-age story, rather than a romantic film, despite its being ruled by a complex and passionate love story. Love spurs the protagonist to search for her identity, but that was just the beginning of her journey.