Lonely

Michele Pennetta | Switzerland, Italy | 2023 | 75'
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Sat 4 May H 21:00
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Original title
Lonely
Synopsis
Federico and Precious are two teenagers forced to reckon with their fears and fragility: Federico’s heart does not work as it should and Precious, in conflict with her mother, is forced in a precocious and painful independence. Both find in music an instrument to express themselves and support each other.
Cast
Precious Adebayo, Federico Peduzzi
Films Distribution
The Open Reel
Production
Close Up Films, Indyca
Editing
Michele Pennetta, Giulia Moriggi
Cinematography
Paolo Ferrari
Editing
Andrea Maguolo
Language
Italian
Subtitles
English
Premiere
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Main awards
Terre des Hommes Awards (FESCAAAL 2024)
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Biography
Michele Pennetta was born in Varese in 1984. He obtained a master's degree in film direction from the Scuola Cantonale d'Arte in Lausanne and Geneva. His graduation film, I cani abbaiano (2010), was selected at Cinéma du Réel in Paris and the Torino Film Festival, while 'A Iucata (2013) won the Golden Leopard for Best Short Film. Pescatori di corpi (2016) was selected for the international competition at Cineasti del Presente. Il mio corpo (2020) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, in the Acid section, and was distributed in Europe, North America, England, and South Korea. Michele is now developing his first narrative feature film, The white club, in international co-production.
Filmography
2023 - Lonely, ff
2016 - Il mio corpo, ff
2016 - Pescatori di corpi, sf
2013 - 'A Iucata, sf
2010 - I cani abbaiano, sf

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