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FESTIVALS Italy

World premiere in Toronto for Soldini and Argento

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Three Italian films will have their world premiere at the 32Nd Toronto International Film Festival (Septembre 6-15). Silvio Soldini's latest title, Giorni e nuvole [+see also:
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, was invited to screen in the Contemporary World Cinema section. La terza madre [+see also:
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, a much-awaited thriller by Dario Argento starring his daughter Asia, which ends the Three Mothers trilogy started with Suspiria and Inferno, will be presented in the Midnight Madness sidebar, while the Italy/Luxemburg/Belgium coproduction L’Amour caché by Alessandro Capone, starring Isabelle Huppert, is the Visions section.

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However, the Italian presence in Toronto does not end there. Ermanno Olmi's One Hundred Nails [+see also:
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will screen in the Masters section, and Contemporary World Cinema will present three other Italian titles: L’ora di punta [+see also:
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by Vincenzo Marra, in competition in Venice, Daniele Luchetti's My Brother Is an Only Child [+see also:
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interview: Daniele Luchetti
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and Saverio Costanzo's In Memory of Me [+see also:
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The several sections of the festival also include a number of co-productions, such as François Girard's Silk [+see also:
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, an adaptation of Alessandro Baricco's novel starring the English actress Keira Knightley; Disengagement [+see also:
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byAmos Gitai, starring Juliette Binoche; Jacques Rivette's Don't Touch the Ax [+see also:
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; Eric Rohmer's Les Amours d'Astrée et de Céladon [+see also:
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; Jacob Thuesen's Erik Nietzsche - De Unge År, Hannes Schüpbach's Erzählung; and It’s a Free World... [+see also:
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by Ken Loach.

At the Toronto Sales & Industry Office, one of the most important film markets in the world, Italian professionnals will have a space, organised by Filmitalia, ICE and ANICA.

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(Translated from Italian)

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