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Beautiful things should be done first, and then thought about.

This is the story of Benedetta, a popular sixteen-year-old girl, as she meets a bizarre foster family that’s just moved to her small town.  The noisy and eccentric family is composed by a father and a mother, their son, an asylum seeker, a former prostitute with her young daughter, a juvenile criminal, two men with severe disabilities.  Benedetta, the mayor’s daughter, will find her social role put to a test only to find out that she does not like it and that it makes her unhappy.

As the town is passionately preparing for the mayoral elections, Benedetta falls in love with the juvenile and discovers a world on the margins where everyone seems “wrong” or “bad”, but who are instead only human in the end.  Between moments of humor and drama, dancing, laughter, tears, paper boats, local cuisine and evictions, everything culminates in a single difficult night where everything unravels and seems lost. However, despite individual choices, nothing will ever be the same again.

Awards
“Best Comedy” Rome Independent Cinema festival 2019
“Award of Excellence Special Mention Film Feature”; The IndieFest Film Awards
“Monthly Winner” at 26th Season of Calcutta International Film Festival
“Spectrum World Debut” at Shanghai International Film Festival
“Best Soundrack” at Brooklyn Film Festival 2019

Festivals
Official selection at BCT – Benevento Cinema Televisione –  “Greatest Indipendent Film”
Official selection “Semi-Finalist” at Social World Film Festival 2019
Official selection at Cardiff International Film Festival 2019
Official selection 9th Edition 2019 Foggia Film Festival
8th Delhi International Film Festival 2019

Key Words
  • Comedy
Directed By
  • KRISTIAN GIANFREDA
Produced By
  • Coffee Time Film & Sunset Produzioni
  • Supported by Emilia Romagna Film Commission
Cast
  • IDAMARIA RECATI, LUIGI NAVARRA, GIORGIO BORGHETTI, CARLO MARIA ROSSI, BARBARA ABBONDANZA, MARCO BRAMBINI, ERICA ZAMBELLI, PATRIZIA BOLLINI, CATERINA GRAMAGLIA.
Original title
  • SOLO COSE BELLE
Info
  • Italy
  • 2019
  • 80’ min.
  • Available in 2K, DCP
  • Language: Italian
  • Subtitles: English
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