Narrated by Luca Zingaretti – known to world audiences as Inspector Montalbano – Verdelli’s film is a conventional portrait with featured testimonials from contemporaries
The film had its world premiere at the competition of Liburnia Film Festival, where it was awarded the Special Jury Mention.
One guy is staying, the other is leaving. A pretend basketball game is played. Like playing an air guitar, but with an invisible ball.
Seven young people sign up for the “Confronting your toxic parents” workshop that takes place in a vast conference facility in Upper Hut (in real life, an abandoned racecourse with multiple buildings on its premises), judging by its architecture – probably built somewhere in the 1970s.
More than anything else, Under Her Skin is a universal tale of teenagers’ plight to make their personality outplay parents expectations and will. The film opts for an unusual path of describing a coming of age story.
Anita is an eye-openingy study of male-femele relationships crushed under the burden of patriarchal norms. The film competes in Orizzonti Short programme of the 77the edition of Venice Film Festival.
lorent Morin’s meticulously precise compositing makes the images dance in vibrant tempo, and the script written with greatest care transfers us back to our previous selves, vulnerable, but honest to the questions of life and death, the unconditional love and the awkward period of solitude in our desperation.
There are two things that are significant for Obrdalj’s film: lyricism and the feeling of authenticity.
What is striking about the film is its smoothly built erotic tension, free of exaggerations.