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by Danilo Caputo


Nica, 21, drops out of her university course in agronomics and returns home to Apulia in southern Italy after three years away. She finds her father deep in debt, a polluted, devastated region, and olive trees destroyed by a parasite. Everyone seems to have given up in the face of the vast ecological disaster, while her father is obsessed with uprooting the olive grove to make money from the land. Nica fights with all her might to save the ancient trees. But the pollution has also contaminated people's minds, and she will have to face unexpected obstacles...

international title: Sow the Wind
original title: Semina il vento
country: Italy, France, Greece
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2020
genre: fiction
directed by: Danilo Caputo
film run: 91'
release date: IT 3/09/2020, FR 28/07/2021
screenplay: Danilo Caputo, Milena Magnani
cast: Yile Yara Vianello, Feliciana Sibilano, Caterina Valente, Espedito Chionna
cinematography by: Christos Karamanis
film editing: Sylvie Gadmer
art director: Federica Bologna
costumes designer: Angela Tomasicchio
music: Valerio Camporini Faggioni
producer: Jacques Bidou, Marianne Dumoulin, Paolo Benzi
co-producer: Konstantina Stavrianou, Irini Vougioukalou
production: JBA Production, Okta Film, Graal S.A., RAI Cinema
backing: Eurimages, Greek Film Centre (GR), Apulia Film Fund (IT), Ministero dei Beni e della Attività Culturali e del Turismo (MIBACT) (IT), Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC) (FR)
distributor: I Wonder Pictures, Pyramide Distribution
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