Rome, 1976. Valerio is ten years old and has a lively imagination. His life as a child is turned upside down when, with his mother Gina, he witnesses an attack on his father Alfonso by a terrorist group. From that moment on, fear and a sense of vulnerability leave a dramatic mark on the feelings of the whole family. But it is precisely in those difficult days that Valerio gets to know Christian, a boy not much older than him. Solitary, rebellious and shameless, he seems to have appeared out of nowhere. That meeting, in a summer filled with discoveries, will change their lives forever.
Based on a traumatic event in his childhood, PADRENOSTRO, the third feature from writer/director Claudio Noce, had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, where Pierfrancesco Favino won the Volpi Cup for
“From the palm-sweatingly tense scenes inside the family apartment to the sun-splashed coast of Calabria... watching the film feels like taking a deep dive through the director’s subconscious, stumbling upon locked and barnacled chests perhaps even he has yet to pry open.” –The Guardian
DIRECTED BY CLAUDIO NOCE
ITALY | 2020 | ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES