Alice Rohrwacher

  • Alice Rohrwacher – La Chimera (2023)

    Alice Rohrwacher2021-2030AdventureComedyItaly
    La Chimera (2023)
    La Chimera (2023)

    Synopsis:
    Everyone has their own Chimera, something they try to achieve but never manage to find. For the band of tombaroli, thieves of ancient grave goods and archaeological wonders, the Chimera means redemption from work and the dream of easy wealth. For Arthur, the Chimera looks like the woman he lost, Beniamina. To find her, Arthur challenges the invisible, searches everywhere, goes inside the earth – in search of the door to the afterlife of which myths speak. In an adventurous journey between the living and the dead, between forests and cities, between celebrations and solitudes, the intertwined destinies of these characters unfold, all in search of the Chimera.Read More »

  • Alice Rohrwacher – Le pupille AKA The Pupils (2022)

    Alice Rohrwacher2021-2030FranceShort Film
    Le pupille (2022)
    Le pupille (2022)

    Inspired by a letter Italian novelist Elsa Morante sent to her friend, LE PUPILLE is a magical fable about a group of mischievous young Catholic schoolgirls during an imaginary wartime. Unfolding over the Christmas holiday, the orphaned girls find themselves blessed with a scrumptious red cake from a generous countess and must evade Mother Superior’s (Alba Rohrwacher) watchful eye for a taste of decadence. Alice Rohrwacher (HAPPY AS LAZZARO, AFI FEST 2018), with her signature whimsical touch, crafts a joyously playful tale about childhood desire, greed and freedom. –Anna LiRead More »

  • Pietro Marcello & Francesco Munzi & Alice Rohrwacher – Futura (2021)

    2021-2030Alice RohrwacherDocumentaryFrancesco MunziItalyPietro Marcello

    Alice Rohrwacher, Pietro Marcello, and Francesco Munzi, three of the most interesting voices in contemporary Italian filmmaking, pool their talent in this captivating collective work, with a self-assured nod to the film Comizi d’amore (Love Meetings) by Pier Paolo Pasolini (1964). In their travels across Italy, the filmmakers hear from a diverse range of young people, resulting in a snapshot of a generation for whom hope is always marred with uncertainty. Disarmingly simple and strikingly effective, this documentary captures the spirit of a troubled time, in which the global pandemic throws doubt on the future.Read More »

  • Alice Rohrwacher – Le quattro strade AKA Four Roads (2020)

    2011-2020Alice RohrwacherDocumentaryItalyShort Film

    Quote:
    The COVID-19 pandemic forced many to stay at home, preventing people from meeting each other in real life. In the absence of any physical connection, this short explores alternative forms of contact among neighbors by making use of an old 16mm camera, a zoom lens, and a few meters of expired film.Read More »

  • Alice Rohrwacher – Corpo celeste (2011)

    2011-2020Alice RohrwacherDramaItaly

    13 year old Marta who is struggling to resettle to the south of Italy after ten years growing up in Switzerland. Bright-eyed and restless, she observes the sights, sounds and smells of the city but feels very much an outsider. Marta is about to undergo the rite of confirmation and she takes catechism but confronts the morality of the local Catholic community. From experiencing her period to making a bold decision to cut her hair, Marta begins to shape her own life for the first time since moving back to Italy. –Quinzaine des RéalisateursRead More »

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