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by Duccio Chiarini


Ferruccio, a fifteen year-old boy and son of a World War I hero, finds himself fighting amongst the last defenders of the Salò Republic. During these days, he writes a diary about his experencies and also the destinies of his older sisters—Liliana and Maria Grazia, married to a fascist and a communist partisan, respectively. The film director is the great-nephew of Ferruccio who, with the guidance of Ferruccio’s diary, embarks on a journey into his family’s past.

international title: The Glass Eye
original title: L'occhio di vetro
country: Italy
year: 2020
genre: documentary
directed by: Duccio Chiarini
film run: 75'
screenplay: Duccio Chiarini
cinematography by: Debora Vrizzi
film editing: Enrica Gatto
music: Alberto Becucci
producer: Ginevra Elkann, Francesca Zanza
production: Asmara Films
backing: Istituto Luce Cinecittà, MiBACT (IT)
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