Production has begun on the follow up to Emma Dante's debut feature Via Castellana Bandiera (A Street in Palermo). Le sorelle Macaluso (The Macaluso Sisters) is the story of a matriarchal family of five siblings from childhood through old age. Set in Palermo, the film will follow each of the sisters through the choices that set the course of their lives.
Le sorelle Macaluso stars Alissa Maria Orlando, Susanna Piraino, Anita Pomario, Eleonora De Luca, Viola Pusatieri, Donatella Finocchiaro, Serena Barone, Simona Malato, Laura Giordani, Maria Rosaria Alati, Rosalba Bologna and Ileana Rigano. The film will be released in Italian theatres in 2020.