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MANUEL

Regia /Director: Dario Albertini
Soggetto/Subject: Dario Albertini
Sceneggiatura/Screenplay: Simone Ranucci, Dario Albertini
Interpreti/Cast: Andrea Lattanzi, Francesca Antonelli, Renato Scarpa, Raffaella Rea, Giulia Elettra Gorietti, Giulio Beranek, Alessandro Di Carlo, Luciano Miele, Monica Carpanese, Alessandra Scirdi
Fotografia/ Cinematography: Giuseppe Maio
Scenografia /Set Design: Alessandra Ricci
Costumi /Costume Design: Virginia Barone
Montaggio/ Editing: Sarah McTeigue
Musica /Music: Ivo Parlati, Dario Albertini, Sarah McTeigue, Michael Brunnock
Suono/Sound: Biagio Gurrieri
Produzione/ Production: BiBi Film Tv
Distribuzione Intenazionale /World Sales: Le Pacte Francia, Maxime Perret Cortassa m.perretcortassa@le-pacte.com
Country: Italia/Italy Anno/Year: 2017 RunTime Durata: 97' Dramma Drama (First Feature )

Biography
Dario Albertini, (Roma, 1974). A director, a musician and a photographer, is the historical collaborator of the musical group Tiromancino. He directed various videoclips and he was awarded as an independent documentary maker. He is an intense and many faceted artist, particularly interested in disadvantaged suburban areas. Since 2011 he has directed many shorts and documentaries such as L’Abbandono non e’ lontano, Voce alta nella SLOT, Incontri al mercato and in 2017 his Claudio in arte Claude is released together with his first long feature film Manuel. This film was presented at the 74th Venice International Film Festival.

Synopsis
Manuel (Andrea Lattanzi), an eighteen year old boy is coming out of an institution for minors without family support and for the first time he experiences the exciting sense of freedom. His mother (Francesca Antonelli) is in prison. She wishes she could go back in time and start over again. It is a movie about human regrets, hopes and small cowardice. It is also a story of people waiting for something while one’s soul turns around in emptiness. It is a coming-of-age story in a desolate and oppressive suburb environment. This environment  becomes the actual issue of the story.