The first clapperboard slams for Una Vita spericolata by Marco Ponti
by Camillo De Marco
- Matilda De Angelis, who played a daring racing car driver in Italian Race, takes on the role of a young dark lady in the Piedmontese director’s film road movie
After Io che amo solo te [+see also:
interview: Luca Bianchini
interview: Marco Ponti
interview: Michele Placido, Maria Pia …
film profile] and La cena di Natale [+see also:
film profile], Marco Ponti is back on set. Last Monday filming began on the film Una [+see also:
film profile] Vita spericolata [+see also:
film profile], written and directed by the director who won the David di Donatello award back in 2002 with his debut film Santa Maradona, starring Stefano Accorsi.
The Piedmontese director’s sixth film, the title of which is still provisional, features some scenes set in Valsusa, close to the French border. The crew will then move to Sestriere and Turin, to finally end up in Foggia in Apulia. Indeed this is a road movie that will cover the whole of Italy. Produced Rai Cinema and the IFF – Italian International Film, which is managed by Fulvio and Federica Lucisano, the film should be ready by the end of the year, and will be released in Italian theatres in 2018 by 01 Distribution.
The cast is all well under the age of 30. The protagonist is being played by Matilda De Angelis, who rose to prominence with audiences for her role as Giulia in Italian Race [+see also:
interview: Matilda De Angelis
interview: Matteo Rovere
film profile] by Matteo Rovere. Matilda is supported by Lorenzo Richelmy (Sotto una buona stella [+see also:
film profile]) andDomenico Diele (The Wait [+see also:
interview: Lou de Laâge
interview: Piero Messina
film profile] and successful TV series 1992). Matilda De Angelis will play a young dark lady with a strong and rebellious character, while Diele and De Angelis play a mechanic and a former rally driver respectively who get caught up in a robbery. Una Vita spericolata, as its title suggests, will be a succession of adventures, dangerous pursuits and shoot-outs.
(Translated from Italian)
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