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by Alicia Scherson


The story follows two teenage brothers, who after unexpectedly becoming orphans, become more and more entangled in a life of crime and prostitution. They are encouraged in this by two little delinquents who pretend to be their friends. An encounter with a well-known actor whose stardom is declining will change the course of their lives forever. Based on Roberto Bolaño’s last novel, “Una Novelita Lumpen".

international title: The Future
original title: Il futuro
country: Italy, Chile, Germany
sales agent: Visit Films/New York
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Alicia Scherson
film run: 94'
release date: DE 12/09/2013, IT 19/09/2013, NL 12/12/2013
screenplay: Alicia Scherson, based on the novel by Robert Bolaño
cast: Nicolas Vaporidis, Manuela Martelli, Luigi Ciardo, Rutger Hauer, Alessandro Giallocosta
cinematography by: Ricardo de Angelis
art director: Tim Pannen
music: Eduardo Henriquez, Caroline Chaspoul
producer: Christoph Friedel, Claudia Steffen, Mario Mazzarotto, Emanuele Nespeca
co-producer: Luis Ángel Ramírez, Alvaro Alonso
production: Pandora Filmproduktion, Movimento Film, Jirafa, Astronauta
backing: MEDIA Programme, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Direzione Generale per il cinema, Regione Lazio, Roma Lazio Film Commission
distributor: Real Fiction Filmverleih, Movimento Film, Imagine