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Vittoria Scarpa


1321 articles available in total starting from 01/03/2007. Last article published on 28/05/2020.

Review: Guests in the Villa

Review: Guests in the Villa

Ivano De Matteo’s latest film poses yet another ethical dilemma, asking where we draw the line with self-defence  

30/01 | Films | Reviews | Italy/France

Series review: Luna Nera

Series review: Luna Nera

Available from 31 January, the new Italian Netflix Original series looks back at a dark time in our History - the phenomenon of witch-hunting – and re-writes it by way of the fantasy genre  

30/01 | Series | Reviews | Italy

Review: Rose Stone Star

Review: Rose Stone Star

Marcello Sannino makes his fiction debut with a film about a woman fighting for her and her daughter’s survival in Naples, moving between precarious jobs and immigrant exploitation  

28/01 | IFFR 2020 | Voices

Vita da Carlo to be Carlo Verdone’s first Amazon series

Vita da Carlo to be Carlo Verdone’s first Amazon series

The popular Italian actor-director will play himself in ten episodes that revolve around tics, neuroses and entertaining anecdotes from everyday life; Filmauro is producing for Amazon Studios  

24/01 | Production | Funding | Italy

The series Bang Bang Baby is in pre-production for Amazon Prime Video

The series Bang Bang Baby is in pre-production for Amazon Prime Video

The first Italian Amazon Original fiction series, created by Andrea di Stefano, will be a crime series set in 1980s Milan, featuring a teenage protagonist  

24/01 | Production | Funding | Italy

Review: Figli

Review: Figli

The last film written by Mattia Torre is a bittersweet comedy on what it is to be a parent in Italy today, a highly intelligent and original work starring Valerio Mastandrea and Paola Cortellesi  

23/01 | Films | Reviews | Italy

Marco D’Amore now filming Peter Chelsom’s Security

Marco D’Amore now filming Peter Chelsom’s Security

Based upon Stephen Amidon’s homonymous novel, the British director’s latest film, by Vision Distribution and Indiana Production, will be shot in Forte dei Marmi  

21/01 | Production | Funding | Italy

Cate Blanchett appointed jury president for this year’s Venice Film Festival

Cate Blanchett appointed jury president for this year’s Venice Film Festival

The Australian actress and producer will preside over the International Competition Jury of the 77th Venice Film Festival, which will unspool on the Lido between 2 – 12 September 2020  

16/01 | Venice 2020

Cinetel’s data reveals a rise in earnings and cinema admissions in Italy in 2019

Cinetel’s data reveals a rise in earnings and cinema admissions in Italy in 2019

Following a “terrible” three-year period, an about-face has taken place: takings are up 14.35% and admissions 13.55%, while August enjoyed its highest earnings since 1995 as a result of Moviement  

16/01 | Box Office | Italy

The shoot kicks off for Italian-Chinese co-production The Italian Recipe

The shoot kicks off for Italian-Chinese co-production The Italian Recipe

The film, produced by Cristiano Bortone for Orisa Produzioni, is a romantic comedy directed by Chinese filmmaker Zuxin Hou and is also being co-produced by Germany  

14/01 | Production | Funding | Italy/China/Germany

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