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Director
Paolo Sorrentino

Filmography
1998 L’amore non ha confini (short)
2001 La notte lunga (short)
2001 L’uomo in più/One Man Up
2004 Le consequenze dell’amore/The Consequences of Love
2005 Sabato, domenica e lunedì (TV)
2006 L’amico di famiglia/The Family Friend
2008 Il Divo
2009 La partita lenta/The Slow Game (short)
2009 L’assegnazione delle tende (short - segment)
2010 La principessa di Napoli (short - segment)
2011 This Must Be the Place

Biography
He was born in Naples in 1970. His first full-length feature, One Man Up, was selected at the 2001 Venice Film Festival, achieved three nominations for the David di Donatello Awards (the Italian Academy Awards) and won the Nastro d’Argento (the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Awards) for Best First Time Director. In 2004, he directed The Consequences of Love, selected in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival and acclaimed by both Italian and international critics. The film won many important Italian awards, including five David di Donatello awards: for Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Actor and Cinematography. Three years later, his third film, The Family Friend, was also selected in Competition at Cannes. In 2008, another collaboration with Toni Servillo, Il Divo, became his third film to be selected in Competition at Cannes, winning the Jury Prize. The film was nominated for Best Make-Up at the Academy Awards and won seven David di Donatello, five Ciak d’Oro and five Nastri d’Argento awards. In 2010, he published his first novel, Hanno tutti ragione, which was warmly received by both critics and public and was short-listed for the Premio Strega, the most prestigious Italian literature award. This Must Be The Place, Sorrentino’s first English language feature, marks his fourth film in Competition at Cannes.

Paolo Sorrentino

Il Divo / Paolo Sorrentino

In Rome, at dawn, when everyone is sleeping, one man is awake. That man is Giulio Andreotti. He’s awake because he has to work, write books, move in fashionable circles and, last but not least, pray. Calm, crafty and inscrutable, Andreotti has been a synonym for power in Italy for over four decades. In the early nineties, this impassive yet insinuating, ambiguous yet reassuring figure appears set to assume his seventh mandate as Prime Minister without arrogance and without humility. He emerges unscathed from everything: electoral battles, terrorist massacres, slanderous accusations. He is untouched by it all, unchanging. Until the strongest counter power in Italy, the Mafia, declares war on him. Then things change. Perhaps even for the enigmatic, immortal Andreotti. But the question is: do they really change or only appear to? We can be sure of one thing: it is difficult to tarnish Andreotti, the man who knows the ways of the world better than anyone else.


Director:Paolo Sorrentino
Script:Paolo Sorrentino
Cinematography:Luca Bigazzi
Editing:Cristiano Travaglioli
Sound:Emanuele Cecere
Music:Teho Teardo
Costumes:Daniela Ciancio
With:Toni Servillo (Giulio Andreotti), Anna Bonaiuto (Livia Danese), Giulio Bosetti (Eugenio Scalfari), Flavio Bucci (Franco Evangelisti), Carlo Buccirosso (Paolo Cirino Pomicino), Giorgio Colangeli (Salvo Lima), Alberto Cracco (Don Mario), Piera Degli Esposti (Signora Enea), Lorenzo Gioielli (Mino Pecorelli), Paolo Graziosi (Aldo Moro), Gianfelice Imparato (Vincenzo Scotti), Massimo Popolizio (Vittorio Sbardella)
World Sales:Beta Cinema T. +49 89 673 469 beta@betacinema.com www.betacinema.com
Distribution in Greece:Rosebud - Zinos Panyotidis T. +30 210 678 6505 F. +30 210 675 5067 zpan@odeon.gr www.odeon.gr
Production Design:Lino Fiorito
Producer:Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima, Andrea Occhipinti, Maurizio Coppolecchia
Production:Indigo Film, Italy T. +39 06 7725 0255 F. +39 06 7707 9042 info@indigofilm.it www.indigofilm.it
Production Country:Italy-France
Co-production:Lucky Red (Italy), Parco Films (Italy), Babe Films
Format:35mm Color-B&W
Duration:110'
Production Year:2008
Jury Prize & Vulcain Prize for an Αrtist Τechnician - Cannes IFF 2008,  Best Leading Actor, Supporting Actress, Cinematography, Original Music, Costume Design, Make up and effects, Hairstylist, Visual Effects - David Di Donatello Awards 2009, European Actor 2008 (Toni Servillo) - European Film Awards,  Best Director, Screenplay, Producer, Cinematography, Soundtrack, Costume Design, Set Design - Bari IFF 2008
Screening Schedule
PAVLOS ZANNAS:Friday, November 04, 2011 - 19:45 | ID:025
OLYMPION:Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 13:00 | ID:912
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