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Island, The

Original title: L'isola
German title: Insel, Die
Italy, 2003

Director: Quatriglio, Costanza
Production company: Dream Film
Age recommendation: 12 years and up

Synopsis:
This is the story of Turi and Teresa, the children of a fisherman on a small island off Sicily, and the action takes place over the period of a year. The adolescence of the two brothers is mixed in with the life of the island: work, tiredness, the rituals and habits of everyday life. Through the agitations, the emotions, new loves, conflicts, the passing of the seasons, the two brothers move towards an inevitable change.

Festivals:
ANNECY CINEMA ITALIEN 2003: Panorama; CAIRO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2003: Festival of Festivals; CANNES 2003: Quinzaine Des Réalisateurs; CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2003: New Directors Competition; CINEMA MEDITERRANÉEN MONTPELLIER 2003: Panorama; FESTIVAL DU FILM ITALIEN DE 2003: In Competition; JERUSALEM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2003: Panorama; MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL 2003: Cinemas d'Europe; NICE 2003: Panorama; PUSAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2003: World Cinema, Chemnitz 2003: competition, Cine Junior Paris 2004 (awarded)

Recommended:
RTS

Website: www.isolafilm.com

World sales address/es:
Pasquino (I)

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Istituto Luce (I)
Cinema Public Films (F)