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by Gabriele Mainetti


Matilde, Cencio, Fulvio and Mario are family when the 2nd world war hits Rome. It's 1943, in the turmoil of the conflict and the eternal city is home to the circus in which they work. Israel, the owner and putative father, disappears in the attempt to find a getaway overseas for them all. Our four friends are in disarray. Without anyone looking after them but above all, without the circus, they lose their social placement and they feel only as sideshow attractions on the loose in a city at war.

international title: Freaks Out
original title: Freaks Out
country: Italy, Belgium
sales agent: RAI Com, True Colours
year: 2021
genre: fiction
directed by: Gabriele Mainetti
film run: 141'
release date: IT 28/10/2021, FR 30/03/2022
screenplay: Nicola Guaglianone, Gabriele Mainetti
cast: Aurora Giovinazzo, Claudio Santamaria, Pietro Castellitto, Giancarlo Martini, Giorgio Tirabassi, Max Mazzotta, Franz Rogowski, Edoardo Purgatori
cinematography by: Michele D'Attanasio
film editing: Francesco di Stefano
art director: Massimiliano Sturiale
costumes designer: Mary Montalto
music: Michele Braga, Gabriele Mainetti
producer: Andrea Occhipinti, Gabriele Mainetti
production: Goon Films, Lucky Red, RAI Cinema, GapBusters
backing: Voo [BE], BeTV [BE], Wallimage (BE)
distributor: 01 Distribution, Cinéart, Cinéart Netherlands B.V., Metropolitan Filmexport

Photogallery 08/09/2021: Venezia 2021 - Red carpet: Freaks Out

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