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ITALY, Poland | 100 minutes | 2019
Ermanno lives a simple, uneventful life in Italy. When Lena, a seven-months-pregnant Polish teenager, shows up to sell her baby, the young man has to pretend to be the father so that his aunt and uncle can adopt the child. But when Lena gives birth prematurely, she’s forced to breastfeed her daughter despite her reluctance to look after her. Meanwhile, Ermanno becomes attached to the baby. Showing the affection for ordinary people thrown into extraordinary situations that permeates his short films, the young Italian filmmaker delivers a poignant meditation on parenthood in this intimate first feature about a young man’s coming of age."... a moving, quietly absorbing character study." The Hollywood Reporter" This is an impressive showcase of new talent, both in front of and, in director Carlo Sironi, behind the camera." Screendaily
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GERMANY | 118 minutes | 2019
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ICELAND, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND | 79 minutes | 2019
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