Smetto quando voglio in the Fandango Sales line-up
by Camillo de Marco
- CANNES 2014: Domenico Procacci’s international sales agency offering Sydney Sibilia’s debut and TIR by Alberto Fasulo, winner of the Rome Film Festival
The revelation film by talented newcomer Sydney Sibilia, Smetto quando voglio [+see also:
interview: Sydney Sibilia
film profile] is one of the go-to films being sold by Fandango Sales, the international sales agency belonging to producer Domenico Procacci. With 600,000 tickets sold, the exhilarating comedy on a group of unemployed neo-graduates who turn to synthetic drugs selling has almost become a small cult film.
Another interesting film is the winner of the last Rome Film Festival, TIR [+see also:
interview: Alberto Fasulo
film profile], an on the road docu-fiction by Alberto Fasulo, which came out in Italian movie theatres end of February. Another on the road movie recognised in Rome with a special jury mention is documentary Fuoristrada by Elisa Amoruso.
Female main character Laetitia Casta gives comedy Una donna per amica [+see also:
film profile] by Giovanni Veronesi an international appeal, in the line-up together with the Tuscan director’s last film The Fifth Wheel [+see also:
interview: Giovanni Veronesi
film profile], starring best actor winning Elio Germano.
Projects in post-production are Argentinian El Guri, directed by Sergio Mazza, and Arance e Martello, a satirical comedy, which sees television personality Diego Bianchi’s first steps on film.
(Translated from Italian)