The great names in cinema
| 102 minutes | 2018
A dog-groomer living in a ratty Neapolitan suburb who sells a little coke on the side to make ends meet sees his world turn upside-down when a childhood friend is released from prison. After the unforgettable Gomorra (2008), director Matteo Garrone is back with a vengeance to deliver this bleak meditation on everyday crime. With a masterful performance by Marcello Fonte (who took the best actor award at Cannes), Garrone’s drama eloquently reflects on the savagery beneath the surface of so-called human nature. A film with bite, terrifying and captivating.The film will be screened in its original version with french subtitles on October 5th and with english subtitles on October 11th
Best Actor - Cannes film festival
Matteo Garrone was born in Rome in 1968. He is the son of a theatre critic, Nico Garrone, and a photographer. In 1996 he won the Sacher d'Oro, an award sponsored by Nanni Moretti, with the short film Silhouette (1996), that became one of the three episodes of his first feature film Land in Between (1996). He won Best Director at the European Film Awards and at the David di Donatello Awards for Gomorrah (2008). His film Reality (2012) competed in competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and won the Grand Prix. His latest film Tale of Tales (2015) was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
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