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MONTEDORO
a feature film by Antonello Faretta
with Pia Marie Mann, Joe Capalbo, Caterina Pontrandolfo, Luciana Paolicelli, Domenico Brancale
 
Pia, a middle aged American woman unexpectedly​ finds out about ​her true origin ​when her ​adoptive ​parents die. ​Deeply moved​ and in the midst of an identity crisis, she decides to travel​ to Southern Italy​ hoping to ​locate her​ ​biological mother​ ​who she​'​​d​ never​ see​n.​ She arrives at Montedoro, a small and remote ​village​; but, what she sees is apocalyptic​: ​the village, resting on a majestic hill, is completely abandoned and nobody seems to live there anymore.​ A​ ghost town​. She runs across a few ​enigmatic people,​ die-hards ​who had never wanted to abandon the village​; they take ​Pia​ ​on a fascinating and magical voyage through time and memory, re-joining the ghosts of​ her own ​unknown past​, intertwining it ​​with her family story and ​of ​that ancient and ​arcane community ​that comes back to life for one last time...
 
"Montedoro makes this place memorable and finally puts an end to my temptation to make a film in Craco" Abbas Kiarostami
"A rare and unique film, I’ve never seen anything like it!" Michelangelo Frammartino
"A mythic journey toward self-discovery, all set against fantastic Italian scenery" backstage.com

The Montreal World Film Festival - Focus on World Cinema; Annecy Cinéma Italien - In competitionLavazza Italian Film Festival (Australia); Atlanta Film Festival - World Premiere
 
Italy - 2015, 90’, available in Full HD 
Genre: Drama, Ethnofiction
Language: Italian and English with English subtitles
 
Produced by Noeltan
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