Andrea De Sica recently presented the film in New York at Lincoln Center's annual series "Open Roads: New Italian Cinema". I caught up with him and asked him about his first feature film and the cinematic legacy of his iconic family.
First, I have to compliment you because your film is really an exceptional first feature. How did you prepare as a director to take on a feature after making short films and series?
Why did you choose to shoot in the region of Alto Adige? Do the snow and mountains have a particular significance to the story?
The inspiration for the music came from a film that my father worked on in the 1990s-
Watch the trailer for "Dellamorte Dellamore" featuring Manuel De Sica's music...
There's no immediate word on international distribution of the this film. We will keep you posted. In the meantime, various past projects by Andrea De Sica are available on YouTube and Vimeo.