75th Venice Film Festival - Orizzonti
“Pain is treacherous: it comes out slowly”
(“Il dolore è traditore: esce fuori piano piano”)
I was 11 years old when Stefano Cucchi’s story was covered by the news here in Italy. As these things tend to go, for a while it was huge, there was a police investigation, it was broadcasted and talked about, but it slowly disappeared. And now, 9 years later, Alessio Cremonini has brought it back in the best way possibile.
This was the first movie I saw at the 75th Venice Film Festival and it set the mood for the entire thing: it reminded me that Italy’s film industry is still alive and well, that with enough talent I…