The Hummingbird of Francesca Archibugi it will be there opening movie of the seventeenth edition of the Rome Film Festival which will take place from 13 to October 23, 2022 atParco della Musica Auditorium. The artistic director announces it Paola MalangaIn agreement with Gian Luca FarinelliPresident of the Cinema for Rome Foundation, e Francesca ViaGeneral director.
The award-winning Roman director and screenwriter, one of Italy’s most important filmmakers, author of works of great originality suspended between comedy and drama, realism and emotions, daily life and generational conflicts, draws her new film from the novel of the same name by Sandro Veronesewinner of Witch’s Prize 2020published by The ship of Theseus. On the big screen, the life of Marco Carrera, “the Hummingbird”, an existence crossed by fatal coincidences, losses and absolute loves. The story unfolds according to memories, from one era to another, in a liquid time that goes from the early 1970s to the near future. The Hummingbird it is described as the story of the ancestral life force, of the relentless struggle to resist what sometimes seems unbearable, also thanks to the powerful weapons of illusion, happiness and joy.
The Hummingbirdwritten by Laura Paolucci, Francesco Piccolo And Francesca Archibugiis made by Dominique Procacci for fandango with Cinema Rai, Tournelles Films – Orange Studio and will be distributed by 01 Broadcast. The film benefits from a cast made up of Pierfrancesco Favino, Kasia Smutniak, Bérénice Bejo, Laura Morante, Sergio Albelli, Benedetta Porcaroli, Massimo Ceccherini, Alessandro Tedeschi, Fotiní Peluso, Francesco Centorame, Pietro Ragusa, Valeria Cavalli and with Nanni Moretti. The credits of the film, whose soundtrack is signed by Battista Lenahost an unreleased song from Sergio Endrigo And Ricardo Sinigallia by title Dear distant love this Claudia Endrigodaughter of the great singer-songwriter, he wanted to confide only in the voice of Marco Mengoni.
This is the story of the life of Marco Carrera, “Il Colibrì”, 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. Protecting him from the most violent shocks will be Daniele Carradori, Marina’s psychoanalyst, who will teach Marco how to welcome the most unexpected changes of direction. Le Colibri is the story of the ancestral life force, of the relentless struggle we all lead to resist what sometimes seems unbearable. Even with the powerful weapons of illusion, happiness and cheerfulness.
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Source: Cinema Foundation for Rome
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