MiBAC supports Sorrentino, Virzì and Rohrwacher’s next films
by Vittoria Scarpa
- Among the eleven projects selected by the Commission for cinematography of the Italian General Directorate for Cinema, were Sergio Rubini, Giulio Manfredonia and Gianni Zanasi’s next projects
Eleven feature length projects have been recognized of “cultural interest” by the Commission for cinematography of the Italian General Directorate for Cinema, known as MiBAC. Ten of these will also be receiving funding from the Italian government.
The only recognized film not to be allocated funds was Viva l'Italia by Massimiliano Bruno (coming out in Italy on October 25). The ten films receiving financial support are: La grande bellezza by Paolo Sorrentino (photo), who is receiving the largest amount in funding (€1.1 million), Il capitale umano by Paolo Virzì and Madre Terra by Giulio Manfredonia (each receiving €700,000), Quando nascesti te by Alice Rohrwacher (€600,000), Mi rifaccio vivo by Sergio Rubini and La felicità è un sistema complesso [+see also:
interview: Gianni Zanasi
interview: Valerio Mastandrea
film profile] by Gianni Zanasi (€500,000 each),Sono belle le mimose by Vincenzo Terracciano (€400,000), Segui il vento by Peter Del Monte and La vita oscena by Renato De Maria (€200,000 each), and Terre d'Islam by Italo Spinelli (€100,000).
(Translated from Italian)