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by Marco Bellocchio


A drama set in different locations during the last six days of life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who lived 17 years in a vegetative state. A mosaic of several interrelated characters questioning about the meaning of life and hope.

international title: Dormant Beauty
original title: Bella addormentata
country: Italy
sales agent: Celluloid Dreams
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Marco Bellocchio
film run: 110'
release date: IT 06/09/2012, GR 27/12/2012, FR 10/04/2013
screenplay: Marco Bellocchio, Veronica Raimo, Stefano Rulli
cast: Toni Servillo, Isabelle Huppert, Alba Rohrwacher, Michele Riondino, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio, Maya Sansa, Brenno Placido, Fabrizio Falco, Francesca Golia
film editing: Francesca Calvelli
art director: Marco Dentici
costumes designer: Sergio Ballo
producer: Riccardo Tozzi, Marco Chimenz, Giovanni Stabilini
production: Cattleya, RAI Cinema
distributor: 01 Distribution, Bellissima Films


main awards/selection

Biennale di Venezia 2012Official Competition, Marcello Mastroianni Award (Fabrizio Falco)
Toronto International Film Festival 2012
2Morrow Film Festival (Russia) 2012
Busan International Film Festival 2012
São Paulo International Film Festival 2012
London Film Festival 2012
La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival 2012
Mumbai Film Festival 2012
Tokyo International Film Festival 2012
Ljubljana International Film Festival 2012
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2012
International Film Festival of India 2012
Buenos Aires Festival of Italian Cinema 2012
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013
Glasgow Film Festival 2013
Belgrade Film Festival 2013
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2013
CPH PIX 2013

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