World soundtrack awards
Tale of Tales
Archived: Tale of Tales - Il racconto dei racconti (2015)

director: Matteo Garrone

composer: Alexandre Desplat
With: Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones, John C. Reilly, a.o.

duration: 125 minutes
Fantasy, Romance

Official Selection - Global Cinema
Film Fest Gent - Tale of Tales

Based on the fairytales of Giambattista Basile, 'Tale of Tales' has been the buzz of Cannes with its rich storytelling, outstanding performances, and lush cinematography. It features a Spanish queen obsessed with bearing a son, an oversexed king in search of love, a skin-changing queen, and a delinquent king intent on raising a pet flea.


director: Matteo Garrone
composer: Alexandre Desplat
producer: Jeremy Thomas
screenplay: Edoardo Albinati, Ugo Chiti, Matteo Garrone & Massimo Gaudioso based on the book 'Lo Cunto De Li Cunti Overo Lo Trattenemiento De Peccerille' by Giambattista Basile
Editor: Marco Spoletini
Cinematography: Peter Suschitzky
sound: Leslie Shatz

production company: Archimede

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch/Eng subt.
Country: Italy - France - United Kingdom
year: 2015


MATTEO GARRONE (1968): Silhouette (1996, short), Land in Between (1996), Welcome Holy Spirit (1997), Il Caso di Forza Maggiore (1998, short), Guests (1998), Oreste Pipolo, fotografo di matrimoni (1998), Roman Summer (2000), The Embalmer (2002), First Love (2004), Gomorra (2008), Reality (2012), Tale of Tales (2015).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35

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