Watch the trailer for Francesca Archibugi’s “Il Colibrì”, the opening film of the Rome Film Festival and in cinemas from October 14.
After the world premiere presentation at the Toronto International Film Festival in the prestigious Gala section, from October 14 it will arrive in Italian cinemas The Hummingbirddirector Francesca Archibugi is back behind the camera to adapt the novel by Sandro Veronesi, winner of the Premio Strega 2020. The official plot: It is the story of the life of Marco Carrera, “the Hummingbird”, a life of fatal coincidences, losses and absolute loves. The story unfolds according to the force of memories that allow us to jump from one period to another, from one era to another, in a liquid time that goes from the early 1970s to the near future. It is at the sea that Marco meets Luisa Lattes, a beautiful and atypical girl. A love that will never be consumed and will never be extinguished, for a lifetime. His married life will be another, in Rome, with Marina and her daughter Adele. Marco will return to Florence thrown by an implacable destiny, which subjects him to very hard tests. To protect him from the most violent shocks, he will find Daniele Carradori, Marina’s psychoanalyst, who will teach Marco to welcome the most unexpected changes of direction. “Il Colibrì” is the story of the ancestral life force, of the relentless struggle that we all lead to resist what sometimes seems unbearable. Even with the powerful weapons of illusion, happiness and cheerfulness. In the cast of the film to interpret the protagonist Marco Carrera, the “Hummingbird”, Pierfrancesco Favino, Nanni Moretti in the role of the psychoanalyst Carradori and Kasia Smutniak in that of Marina Molitor. In the role of Luisa Lattes, the great love of Marco Carrera, Berenice Bejo. Laura Morante and Sergio Albelli are Marco’s parents, as his sister Irene Fotinì Peluso and as his brother Giacomo Alessandro Tedeschi. Benedetta Porcaroli, meanwhile, is Adele, Carrera’s daughter, and Massimo Ceccherini plays the “Unnamable” Duccio.