5 Italian movies are competing for the Golden Lion on the 79th Venice Movie Competition (August 31 – September 10).whose choice was introduced by the inventive director Alberto Barbera along with the president of the Biennale Roberto Cicutto.
That is Fr. Mr. ants Gianni AMELIO with Luigi Lo Cascio, Elio Germano, Sara Serraiocco, BONES AND EVERYTHING Luca GUADAGNINO with Timothée Chalamet, CHIARA Susanna Nicchiarelli with Margherita Mazzucco MONICA by Andrea PALLAORO, HUGE by Emanuele CRIALESE of Penelope Cruz.
Lord of the ants – Gianni Amelio
Lord of the ants – On the finish of the Nineteen Sixties, a trial happened in Rome that induced a sensation. The playwright and poet Aldo Braibanti was sentenced to 9 years in jail on prices of plagiarism, i.e. submission to his will, in a bodily and psychological sense, of a current grownup scholar and good friend. The boy, on the behest of his household, was locked up in a psychiatric hospital and subjected to a collection of devastating electrical shocks to “heal” himself from this “devilish” affect. A number of years later, the crime of plagiarism was faraway from the penal code. However the truth is, it was used to accuse “others” of every kind, outlaws. The movie, drawing inspiration from actual occasions, tells a multi-voiced story during which, subsequent to the accused, are shaped: household and buddies, accusers and supporters, and a largely dispersed or detached public opinion. Solely the journalist is concerned in reconstructing the reality within the face of suspicion and censorship.
Chiara by Susanna Nicchiarelli
Chiara– Chiara is eighteen years outdated and one night time she runs away from residence to hitch her good friend Francesco: from that second her life adjustments ceaselessly: the story of a saint, the story of a woman and her dream of freedom. “The story of Chiara and Francesco is thrilling. – says, illustrating the movie by Susanna Nicchiarelli – Rediscovering the political in addition to the religious dimension of the “radical” of their lives – poverty; the selection of dwelling all the time on the facet no less than on the fringes of an unjust society, the dream of group life with out hierarchy and mechanisms of energy – this can be a reflection on the affect that Franciscanism has had on secular thought, and questioning oneself respectfully in regards to the thriller of transcendence. Francis, brings us again the vitality of renewal, the contagious enthusiasm of youth, but in addition the drama that comes with each revolution worthy of the identify.
“Bones And All” by Luca Guadagnino
Bones and every little thing – That is the story of the primary love of Maren, a woman who learns to outlive on the fringes of society, and Lee, a loner with a militant soul; is a journey of two younger individuals who, in a continuing seek for identification and wonder, attempt to discover their place in a world filled with risks and illiberal of their nature. For Luca Guadagnino “There’s something about those that stay on the fringes of society that pulls and excites me. I like these characters. The center of the movie beats in direction of them tenderly and tenderly. I’m thinking about their emotional journeys. I need to see the place alternatives open up for them, trapped within the impossibility they face. For me, the movie is a mirrored image on who you’re and how one can overcome what you are feeling, particularly whether it is one thing you can not management inside your self.
“Immensity” by Emanuele Crialese
Huge – Rome, Nineteen Seventies: a world suspended between neighborhoods below development and variety nonetheless in black and white, social achievements and household fashions which might be outdated in the present day. Clara and Felicja have simply moved into a brand new house. Their marriage is over: they now not love one another, however they can’t half. To unite them, solely kids on whom Clara spills all her need for freedom. The vastness is a film that I’ve all the time chased: it has all the time been “my subsequent film”, however every time it gave option to a unique story, as if I by no means felt prepared, mature, assured sufficient. “This can be a movie a few reminiscence that wanted a better distance, a unique consciousness – Emanuele Crialese ice -. Like all my works, it’s in the beginning a movie in regards to the household: in regards to the innocence of kids, about their relationship with their mom who may solely come to life in an inventive and human encounter with Penélope Cruz, along with her sensitivity and extraordinary capacity to work together with three very younger actors who they’ve by no means performed earlier than: Luana, Patrizio and Maria Chiara have all the time remained kids and as such all the time intensely and immensely true ”.
Monica – by Andrea Pallaoro
Monika – Monica comes residence for the primary time after an extended absence. Discovering her mom and the remainder of the household she distanced from as a youngster, she embarks on a journey via her ache and fears, wants and wishes, till she discovers the energy to heal her personal wounds. . An intimate portrait of a girl who explores the common themes of abandonment and acceptance, redemption and forgiveness. “Lately, when confronted with my mom’s sickness, I used to be reflecting on my previous and the psychological results of abandonment,” explains Andrea Pallaoro-. Ranging from this expertise, I needed to inform a narrative that explores the complexity of human dignity, the deep penalties of rejection and the problem of therapeutic my very own wounds. Because of the movie language, which is formed by the fixed dialogue between the aesthetics of intimacy and alienation, between the heroine’s inside and the world round her, me and my coworkers to Monica’s emotional and psychological world to replicate on the unsure nature of every of us’ s identities when confronted with the problem of survival and alter.