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Girl in Flight

English title: Girl in Flight
Original title: Fuga, La
German title: Abenteuer Rom
Italy, Switzerland, 2017

Director: Vannucchi, Sandra
Production company: Perché No Films srl
Co-producers: ZAS Films
Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Length: 80 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Silvia is a headstrong, determined eleven-year-old girl from a small town in Tuscany. Silvia’s mother, Giulia, is incapacitated by a severe episode of recurrent depression and her father Pietro, a introspective man of few words and many rules, is of little help. Silvia suffers greatly from the rejection of her mother and lack of attention from her father, and, at her breaking point after another negative response from her parents to her question about a promised trip to Rome, Silvia gathers her things together and leaves alone. On the train Silvia meets Emina, a smart, defiant thirteen year old Gypsy girl, and upon arriving in Rome, follows Emina as she disappears down a stairway inside Rome’s enormous Termini station.

Contact for festival screenings: Renate Zylla, RZylla@arcor.de

Cinemafedic Valdarno 2017, Durban IFF 2017, Giffoni 2017, Woodstock IFF 2017 (awarded), Cinekid Amsterdam 2017, Giffoni Macedonia YFF 2017, Cinema e Donne Firenze 2017, Juniorfest Plzen 2017, Rome IFF 2017, Nominated for the EFA Young Audience Award 2018, Luxembourg IFF 2018, Freeze Frame CFF Winnipeg 2018, BUFF Malmö 2018, Kristiansand CFF 2018, Munich CFF 2018, Lucas CFF Frankfurt 2018, Buster Copenhagen 2018, Listapadzik CFF Minsk (awarded), Oulu CFF 2018, Mannheim Heidelberg IFF 2018, Just Film Tallinn 2018, Olympia CFF Pyrgos 2018, Würzburg IFF 2019, Kids Kino Festival Warsaw 2019

Website: lafugathemovie.com

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
Perché No Films (IT)