IL MONDO MAGICO
Gianni’s story, a man who deserts in the campaign of Russia during the 2nd World War and is hidden by a family in Piadena (North of Italy). There he falls in love with Teresa, but the armistice makes him returning to his small town in the South of Italy. Teresa reaches him there, but be refused: she put on him a terrible curse, that will take its effects... Based on a true story, in an ethnographic backdrop of songs from the oral tradition of Italy from: Lombardia (North), Campania (South) and Umbria (Cen- ter), including superstitions and rituals of the rural world of Italy of 40s.
PRODUCED BY: Groucho Cinema srl
DIRECTED BY: Raffaele Schettino
STARRING: Francesco Acquaroli,Davide Amato,Thomas Hellis, Massimiliano Amato, Thomas Hellis, Steven Palmer, Ettore Belmondo, Marius Bizau, Thomas Hellis, Fabrizio Bordignon,Diego Bottiglieri,Walter Da Pozzo, Christoph Hülsen, Federico Palmieri, David Petrucci,Francesco Randazzo,Lorenzo Renzi,,Andreea Togan, Alberto Tordi.
TOTAL EPISODE: 1X 81'
PROGRAME TYPE: Movie|Feautre Film
THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION: Cine in Italy 2018
AWARDS & OFFICIAL SELECTION:
-Platinum Remi Award at 49th ed. of WorldFest (Houston - Texas 2016)
-2 Merit Awards at Rome Web Awards 2016 (Best Directing - Schettino; Best Supporting actor - G. Tavarone)
-Official Selection at Ferrara Film Festival 2016
-Official Selection at TIFF (Tiburon Film Festival) 2017
-Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, España. 2014