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Itaker – Italians not Allowed

Original title: Itaker
German title: Itaker
Italy, 2012

Director: Trupia, Toni
Production company: Goldenart, Mandragora Movies
Co-producers: Rai Cinema
Age recommendation: 14 years and up

Synopsis:
1962, Pietro a young boy of 9, is entrusted by his dead mother’s sister, to Benito a Neapolitan rag-trader who – supposedly - should take him to Germany to find his estranged father emigrated years back. After a long and difficult journey fraught with unpleasant events, they end up mingling into the community of factory workers whose daily hard life young Pietro is forced to share, but where – underneath the roughness – he finds warmth and affection.

Festivals:
Bari 2013, Montreal WFF 2013, Vittorio Veneto 2013

World sales address/es:
Intramovies (I)

Sold to:
Istituto Luce (I)