This Is Not Cricket
Jacopo de Bertoldi | Italy, France | 2019 | 80'
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In the most multiethnic neighbourhood in Rome, Fernando, a youngster who has been brought up by an aunt nostalgic for the Fascist politician Almirante, and Shince, his best friend, a real Roman of Indian descent, dream of becoming stars of cricket. While they fight to keep their friendship, they become adults in a world which rejects them.
Fernando Cittadini, Shince Thomas
MIR Cinematografica, Cinétévé
Jacopo de Bertoldi
Greta De Lazzaris
Sara Zavarise, Andrea Maguolo
Italian, English, Malayalam
Jacopo de Bertoldi works as a script editor and frequently works with Radio3 Rai and RSI as the author of radio documentaries. After a degree from the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in the Arts and Philosophy, and the experience at the school directed by Ermanno Olmi “Ipotesi Cinema,” he moved to the USA where he worked as a production manager for a number of independent productions. His work Run Out! about cricket and immigration won the silver medal at the 25th URTI Radio Grand Prix.
2020 – This Is Not Cricket, ff (doc)
2012 - Run Out!, sf (doc)