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Sangue del mio sangue - Blood of My Blood (2015)

director: Marco Bellocchio

composer: Carlo Crivelli
With: Roberto Herlitzka, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio, Alba Rohrwacher, a.o.

duration: 106 minutes

Official Selection - Global Cinema

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Two haunting Italian tales from different centuries in the convent prison of Bobbio, caught somewhere between past and present: a young 17th century priest falls under the spell of a bewitching nun and a modern-day tax investigator tries to push a mysterious old man out of hiding.

The two-part 'Blood of my Blood' won the critics' prize in the Venice competition. "Master director Marco Bellocchio ('Good Morning, Night', 'Vincere') continues to play with form and content with an originality that makes younger directors look like they're grasping at ephemeral straws." (Variety)

See also 'Fai bei sogni' van Marco Bellocchio.

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director: Marco Bellocchio
screenplay: Marco Bellocchio
producer: Beppe Caschetto
composer: Carlo Crivelli
Editor: Francesca Calvelli, Claudio Misantoni
Cinematography: Daniele Ciprì

production company: IBC Movie
Distributor: Cinemien Film & Videodistribution

More info

dialogue: Italian
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: Italy - France - Switzerland
year: 2015


MARCO BELLOCCHIO (1939): La colpa e la pena (1961, short), Ginepro fatto uomo (1962), Fists in the Pocket (1965), China Is Near (1967), Viva il primo maggio rosso e proletario (1969, short), Love and Anger (1969), Il popolo calabrese ha rialzato la testa (1969), In the Name of the Father (1971), Slap the Monster on Page One (1972), Victory March (1976), Il gabbiano (1977), Vacation in Val Trebbia (1980), A Leap in the Dark (1980), The Eyes, the Mouth (1982), Henry IV (1984), Devil in the Flesh (1986), The Witches' Sabbath (1988), The Conviction (1991), Il sogno della farfalla (1994), Roma dodici Novembre 1994 (1995, short), Elena (1997, short), The Prince of Homburg (1997), The Nanny (1999), Nina (1999, short), Un filo di passione (2000, short), L'affresco (2000, short), Il maestro di coro (2001, short), Oggi è una bella giornata (2002, short), My Mother's Smile (2002), Appunti per un film su Zio Vania (2002, short), A un millimetro dal cuoro (2002, short), ...Addio del passato (2002), Good Morning, Night (2003), The Wedding Director (2006), Sorelle (2006), Vincere (2009), Sorelle Mai (2010), Dormant Beauty (2012), Blood of My Blood (2015), Fai Bei Sogni (2016).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85

Other festival films by director Marco Bellocchio

2017:Per una rosa
2016:Fai bei sogni
2014:Bella Addormentata


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