– The Roman international sales company represents for the first time a title in competition at Cannes, as well as a wide catalog of Italian and European films
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For the very first time, Roman sales agent True Colors is presenting a title in the running for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festivalnamely Nostalgia [+lire aussi :
fiche film] by mario martone. A co-production between Italy and France, written by the Neapolitan director alongside Ippolita DiMajo and produced by Medusa Movie, Picomedia, Mad Entertainment and Rosebud Entertainment Pictures, Nostalgia follows the adventures of Felice (played by Pierfrancesco Favino), who returns to Rione Sanità after 40 years spent abroad and rediscovers the places and codes of his neighbourhood, while wrestling with a past which is consuming him. Distributed by Medusa Movie in Italy and by Arp Selection in France, the cast is bolstered by Francesco DiLeva, Tommaso Ragno and Sofia Essaidi.
In addition to this title, True Colors will be bringing an ample catalog of Italian and European films to the Film Market for screenings. The first of these is the homoerotic Dutch drama El Houb – The Lovewhich is set in Rotterdam’s Moroccan community and is produced by BIND and directed by Shariff Nasr.
Then there’s Diario di spezie [+lire aussi :
interview : Massimo Donati
fiche film]a dark thriller by Massimo Donati set in the world of art and haute cuisine and toplined by Lorenzo Richelmy, Fabrizio Ferracane, Fabrizio Rongione and Galatea Bellugi. The movie is produced by Master Five Cinematografica together with RAI Cinemain collaboration with Rodeo Drive.
Three Italian comedies produced by LuckyRed also form part of the sales agent’s line-up this year, namely the reboot of Altrimenti ci arrabbiamo [+lire aussi :
fiche film], alongside Con chi viaggi (both directed by YouNuts!) and Marco Martini‘s She’s The One [+lire aussi :
True Colours’ offering also includes several other films previously presented in premieres in Berlin: Superheroes [+lire aussi :
fiche film] by Paolo Genovese, La befana vien di notte 2 – Le origini [+lire aussi :
fiche film] by Paula Randi and The Arminuta [+lire aussi :
interview : Giuseppe Bonito
fiche film] by Giuseppe Bonito. Joining these works are a number of titles earmarked for market screenings, namely Trafficante di virus [+lire aussi :
fiche film] by Costanza Quatriglio and two documentaries (It’s a soffio di vita soltanto by Matteo Botrugno and Daniele Coluccini and No tenemos miedo by Manuel Franceschini).
Two projects recently announced by the sales agency will also be gracing the event: an Italian-Latvian co-production overseen by fenixfilm and Albolina Movie and directed by Linda Olteentitled Sistersand Delta, Michele Vannucci‘s second work after I Was A Dreamer [+lire aussi :
interview : Alessandro Borghi
interview : Michele Vannucci
fiche film]toplined by alessandro borghi and Luigi Lo Cascio (and produced by Greenlandia, Kino Produzioni and RAI Cinema). The other three previously announced feature films traveling to the market, meanwhile, are Italian works Il primo giorno della mia vita by Paolo Genovese and Profeti by Alessio Cremonini (after On My Skin [+lire aussi :
fiche film]) and the Spanish-Argentina co-production Let the Dance Begindirected by Marina Seresesky.
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True Colors bets everything on Mario Martone’s Nostalgia