Programme 2019


Director: Carlo Sironi


India Premiere

Section: International Competition

Country: Italy, Poland | Year: 2019

Language(s): Italian | Time: 100 mins


Ermanno and Lena are strangers. Lena has come from Poland to sell her baby. Ermanno has to pretend to be the father so that he can entrust the newborn to his uncle Fabio. As Lena rejects her motherly desire, Ermanno starts to behave as if he were the actual father of Sole, the baby girl. Unexpectedly, they experience family life together.

Director's Bio

Carlo Sironi is an Italian filmmaker. He directed the short films Valparaiso (2016) – which won the Premio Film und Video Untertitelung in the Pardi di Domani section at the Locarno Film Festival, Cargo (2012) – which screened in competition at Venice Film Festival and was nominated for a David di Donatello Award, and Sofia (2008) – which screened in competition at Turin Film Festival.