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English title: Pio
Original title: A Ciambra
German title: Pio
Italy, Germany, 2017

Director: Carpignano, Jonas
Production company: Stayblack, RT Features
Co-producers: Rai Cinema, DCM, Haut et Court
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 118 min.
Film genre: Feature film

In A Ciambra, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is in a hurry to grown up. At 14 he already drinks, smokes and tries to follow his older brother Cosimo everywhere, through him he learns how to navigate the streets of their hometown. One night, Pio sets out to prove to his brother that he is as good or better than him but, when things go wrong, a series of events will forever change the way he sees the world.

Zuroch IFF 2017, Torotnto IFF 2017, Stockholm IFF 2017, Karlovy Vary IFF 2017, Munich IFF 2017, Gent IFF 2017 (awarded), Cannes IFF 2017, Dubai IFF 2017, CPH Pix Copenhagen 2017 (awarded), Chicago IFF 2017, London IFF 2017, David di Donatello Award 2018, Stockholm Junior 2018, Kristiansand CFF 2018

World sales address/es:
LuxBox (FR)

Sold to:
Academy Two (IT)
DCM (ex-Delphi, DE)
Haut et Court (F)
StraDa Films (GR)
Angel (DK)