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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

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.

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)


Website: www.isolafilm.com

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