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PRODUCTION / FUNDING Italy

Vincenzo Alfieri is shooting Il confine

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- The Italian filmmaker is back in the director’s chair with a thriller led by Edoardo Pesce and Massimo Popolizio, who investigate the disappearance of two youngsters

Vincenzo Alfieri is shooting Il confine
Actors Edoardo Pesce and Massimo Popolizio

After I peggiori [+see also:
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and Gli uomini d'oro [+see also:
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(nominated at the Nastri d'Argento Awards and sold in numerous territories by Intramovies), Vincenzo Alfieri is returning with a thriller packed full of plot twists, intitled Il confine, on which filming commenced today and is set to unfold in various locations across the Roman countryside. Leading the cast are Edoardo Pesce (who co-starred in Dogman [+see also:
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and recently appeared in The Guest Room [+see also:
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and The Time of Indifference [+see also:
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) and Massimo Popolizio (Mussolini in I Am Back [+see also:
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, seen last year in The Predators [+see also:
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- which won the Best Screenplay award in the Venice Film Festival’s Orizzonti line-up - and soon to hit screens in Governance [+see also:
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).

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A remote village on the edge of the woods, a rave, two young people reported missing and the nightmare of a monster back from the past... Investigating the crime is police officer Meda, a man defeated by life, and his rigorous and unyielding captain Rio. But this time the monster has taken the wrong person.

Loosely based on the novel of the same name by Giorgio Glaviano (published by Marsilio Editore) and scripted by Alfieri, Fabrizio Bettelli and Giorgio Glaviano himself, Il confine is an Italian International Film - Gruppo Lucisano and Vision Distribution production, whose distribution in Italy and abroad will likewise be managed by the latter.

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(Translated from Italian)

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