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A Ciambra
Archived: A Ciambra (2017)

director: Jonas Carpignano

composer: Dan Romer
With: Pio Amato, Koudous Seihon, Iolanda Amato, a.o.

duration: 118 minutes

Official Selection - In Competition

"Both Carpignano's features are hyper-specific character studies about people living in the southern Italian city of Gioia Tauro. Isolating a minor character from 2015's 'Mediterranea' and recasting him as the heart and soul of this unusually volatile coming-of-age story further articulates why Gioia Tauro is such a vivid microcosm of the seismic cultural realignments that are defining the 21st century." (IndieWire) "A forceful look at masculinity, disenfranchisement and poverty, as seen through a once-cocky fourteen-year-old who is starting to recognise the societal restrictions that may leave him destined for an unhappy adulthood." (Screen Daily)


director: Jonas Carpignano
composer: Dan Romer
producer: Rodrigo Teixeira, Paolo Carpignano, Jon Coplon, Christoph Daniel, Gwyn Sannia, Marc Schmidheiny, Ryan Zacarias
screenplay: Jonas Carpignano
Editor: Affonso Gonçalves
Cinematography: Tim Curtin

production company: Stayblack

More info

dialogue: Italian
subtitles: Dutch subt.
country: Italy - United States of America - Brazil - Germany - France - Sweden
year: 2017

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JONAS CARPIGNANO (1984): La casa d'Argento Bava (2006, short), Resurrection Man (2010, short), Bayou Black (2011, short), A Chjàna (2012, short), A Ciambra (2014, short), Mediterranea (2015), A Ciambra (2017).

Technical Specs

format: DCP


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