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SOLE

by Carlo Sironi

synopsis

Ermanno is an Italian low-life, Lena is a seventh month pregnant Polish girl. She has come to Italy to sell her baby, he has to pretend to be the father to entrust the newborn to his uncle Fabio in a fake adoption between relatives. Lena’s daughter is born pre-term and she must breastfeed her before she can go away with her money. Lena tries to deny the bond with her baby girl Sole but Ermanno starts to take care of them as if he was the real father.

original title: Sole
country: Italy, Poland
sales agent: Luxbox
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Carlo Sironi
screenplay: Giulia Moriggi, Carlo Sironi, Antonio Manca
cast: Sandra Drzymalska, Claudio Segaluscio, Barbara Ronchi, Bruno Buzzi, Marco Felli, Orietta Notari, Vitaliano Trevisan
cinematography by: Gergely Pohárnok
film editing: Andrea Maguolo
art director: Ilaria Sadun
costumes designer: Olivia Bellini
music: Teoniki Rozynek
producer: Giovanni Pompili
co-producer: Agnieszka Wasiak
production: Kino Produzioni, RAI Cinema, Lava Films
backing: MiBAC (IT), Eurimages, Regione Lazio (IT), Polish Film Institute (PL), TorinoFilmLab Production Fund (IT), IDM Südtirol – Alto Adige Film Fund & Commission (IT), Cinéfondation (FR), Faliro House (GR), Sundance Mediterranean Screenwriters Workshop (US), Berlinale Script Station (DE), Eave, TorinoFilmLab – Feature Lab (IT)
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