Official Selection out of Competition | 102 min | 2018


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About the Film

Marcello is a simple man who dotes on his young daughter. Simone is a bully fresh out of prison. Marcello becomes Simone’s sidekick in a spate of drug-fuelled robberies. When things spiral out of control, Marcello is jailed for a year. Having lost everything, he seeks revenge on Simone in a battle for honor.


22 Sep, 21:15, TUB Audi Max

23 Sep, 15:15, Sea Cinema 3

Film Info

Section Official Selection out of Competition
Year 2018
Length 102 min
Language Italian
Country Italy, France

Film Credits

Director Matteo Garrone
Screenplay Ugo Chiti, Maurizio braucci,Matteo Garone, Massimo Guadioso
Cinematography Nicolaj Bruel
Music Michele Braga
Editing Marco Spoletin
Producer Paolo Del Broco ,Matteo Garone , Jean Labadie, Jeremy Thomas
Production Company Archimede Film, Lepacte. Rai Cinema
Sound Design
Sound Maricetta Lombardo
Cast Marcello Fonte, Edoardo Pesce, Nunzia Schiano, Alida Baldari Calabria

Film Contacts

Middle-East Distributor
Front Row Filmed
International Sales
Rai com S.P.A


Directed by: Matteo Garrone

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.