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OLD IS THE NEW

by Mirko Bischofberger, Dario Bischofberger

synopsis

Jessye, a young and modern Chinese woman, is sent to a small village in southern Italy to investigate the touristic potential of the region. Initially, her sole contact is Franco, a solitary farmer who tends to his animals in the countryside and rents his rooms. Through the villagers, Jessye gradually learns more about the local traditions, now threatened by her presence, and having to face the invasion of the present-day expansionist tourism industry.

international title: Old is the New
original title: Old is the New
country: Switzerland
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Mirko Bischofberger, Dario Bischofberger
film run: 85'
release date: CH 06/06/2013
screenplay: Mirko Bischofberger, Dario Bischofberger
cast: Chingsum Luk, Franco Nuzzo, Salvatore Cotardo, Roberto Licci, Rocco De Santis
cinematography by: Martin Boyer
film editing: Mirko Bischofberger
art director: Mirko Bischofberger, Dario Bischofberger
costumes designer: Adriana De Nicola
music: Dario Bischofberger, Nico Canzoniere, Vincent Teuscher, Franco Nuzzo
producer: Mirko Bischofberger, Dario Bischofberger, Paola Eicher-Pozzi
production: Clacson, Amdathtra
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