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ASPROMONTE: LAND OF THE FORGOTTEN

by Mimmo Calopresti

synopsis

At the end of the 50’s, in Africo, a small village in the valley of Aspromonte, a woman dies in childbirth, because the doctor can not be there on time, as no route connects Africo with the other villages. The inhabitants decide to get together to build it up. In the meantime Giulia, the new teacher of the local school, is trying to teach Italian to the kids. Aspromonte is an atypical western about the dream of changing events thanks to the desire for redemption of the inhabitants of a remote village.

international title: Aspromonte: Land of the Forgotten
original title: Aspromonte - La terra degli ultimi
country: Italy
sales agent: Minerva Pictures Group
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Mimmo Calopresti
film run: 87'
release date: IT 21/11/2019, PL 22/11/2019
screenplay: Mimmo Calopresti, Monica Zapelli
cast: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Marcello Fonte, Francesco Colella, Marco Leonardi, Sergio Rubini, Fabrizio Gifuni, Elisabetta Gregoraci
cinematography by: Stefano Falivene
film editing: Valerio Quintarelli
art director: Giuliano Pannuti, Pasquale Tricoci
costumes designer: Maria Fassari
music: Nicola Piovani
producer: Fulvio Lucisano, Federica Lucisano
co-producer: Guia Loffredo
executive producer: Giulio Steve
production: Italian International Film (IIF), RAI Cinema
backing: Regione Calabria (IT), Regione Lazio (IT)
distributor: Italian International Film (IIF), Aurora Films
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