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TWICE BORN

by Sergio Castellitto

synopsis

Gemma leaves her comfortable apartment in Rome to visit Sarajevo with her son, Pietro. An exhibit commemorating the siege will include photographs by Pietro’s father, Diego. Sixteen years earlier, Gemma escaped the war-torn city with Pietro while Diego remained behind and later died. As she uses the visit to repair her difficult relationship with Pietro, she also confronts her past.

international title: Twice Born
original title: Venuto al mondo
country: Italy, Spain
sales agent: Wild Bunch
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Sergio Castellitto
film run: 125'
release date: IT 08/11/2012, ES 18/01/2013
screenplay: Sergio Castellitto, Margaret Mazzantini
cast: Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Pietro Castellitto, Luca De Filippo, Jane Birkin, Adnan Hasković, Saadet Aksoy
cinematography by: Gianfilippo Corticelli
film editing: Patrizio Marone
art director: Francesco Frigeri
costumes designer: Sonoo Mishra
music: Eduardo Cruz
producer: Sergio Castellitto, Roberto Sessa
production: Alien Produzioni, Medusa Film, Telecinco Cinema, Mod Producciones
backing: Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Direzione Generale per il cinema
distributor: Medusa Film
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