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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Three Italian Films in the Lineup of the 2020 Berlin Film Festival

Elio Germano in Hidden Away
Three additional Italian films have been named in the official lineup of The 2020 Berlin Film Festival and actor Elio Germano stars in two of them.

Bad Tales (Favolacce)
Italy / Switzerland
by Damiano & Fabio D’’Innocenzo
with Elio Germano, Barbara Chichiarelli, Lino Musella, Gabriel Montesi, Max Malatesta
World premiere

Siberia
Italy / Germany / Mexico
by Abel Ferrara
with Willem Dafoe, Dounia Sichov, Simon McBurney, Cristina Chiriac
World premiere

Hidden Away (Volevo nascondermi)
Italy
by Giorgio Diritti
with Elio Germano
World premiere


Faith di Valentina Pedicini

Here is the complete list of Italian productions...

La casa dell'amore by Luca Ferri: Forum
Cesare deve morire by Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani: On Transmission
Faith di Valentina Pedicini: Berlin Critics' Week
Favolacce by Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo: Competition
Palazzo di Giustizia by Chiara Bellosi: Generation 14plus
Pinocchio by Matteo Garrone: Berlinale Special Gala
Progresso renaissance by Marta Anatra: Generation 14plus
The Queen by Stephen Frears: Homage and Honorary Golden Bear for Helen Mirren
Semina il vento by Danilo Caputo: Panorama
Siberia by Abel Ferrara: Competition
Sole by Carlo Sironi: On Transmission
Volevo Nascondermi by Giorgio Diritti: Competition
Zeus machine. L'invincibile by David Zamagni, Nadia Ranocchi: Forum

In addition, a digitally restored version of Fellini’s Il bidone (The Swindle) will be shown to mark the maestro's 100th birth year and Matteo Garrone's Pinocchio will be shown in the Panorama section. The Berlin Film Festival will be held February 20 - March 1. Click here for more information.

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