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by Emanuele Crialese


A tight-knit family living on the island of Linosa, south of Sicily, find their ties stretched to the limit when a group of illegal immigrants from Africa appears in their community. Used to making their living from the ocean, the world is now encroaching in the form of tourism and the illegals forcing each member of the family to make choices.

international title: Terraferma
original title: Terraferma
country: Italy, France
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Emanuele Crialese
film run: 88'
release date: IT 07/09/2011, NL 08/03/2012, FR 14/03/2012, FI 13/04/2012, PT 19/04/2012, BE 25/04/2012, SE 27/04/2012, ES 13/07/2012
screenplay: Emanuele Crialese, Vittorio Moroni
cast: Filippo Pucillo, Donatella Finocchiaro, Mimmo Cuticchio, Giuseppe a.k.a. Beppe Fiorello, Martina Codecasa, Pierpaolo Spollon
cinematography by: Fabio Cianchetti
film editing: Simona Paggi
costumes designer: Eva Coen
producer: Riccardo Tozzi, Marco Chimenz, Giovanni Stabilini
production: Cattleya, RAI Cinema, Babe Films, France 3 Cinéma
backing: France 2, Canal +, Cinecinema, CNC-Centre National du Cinema et de l’Image Animée
distributor: 01 Distribution, Cinemien, Bellissima Films, Abc Distribution, Alambique, Vértigo Films

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