La paranza dei bambini

Claudio Giovannesi

Sunday 24 March – h 21.30 • Cinema Marconi


Naples, 2018. Six fifteen year olds want to make money, buy designer clothes and new scooters. They play with weapons and ride scooters to conquer power in the Rione Sanità. With the illusion of bringing justice to the neighborhood, they pursue good through evil. They are like brothers, they don’t fear prison or death, with no believe in tomorrow. And they know that the only possibility is to risk everything, right away. In the recklessness of their age, the criminal life will lead them in front of an irreversible choice: the sacrifice of love and friendship.

Colour, 2019, 105’
Original language Italian

A film by
Claudio Giovannesi
Claudio Giovannesi, Roberto Saviano, Maurizio Braucci
Daniele Ciprì
Giuseppe Trepiccione
Andrea Moscianese
Francesco Di Napoli, Viviana Aprea, Mattia Piano del Balzo, Ciro Vecchione, Ciro Pellecchia, Ar Tem
Palomar, Vision Distribution


Claudio Giovannesi (Rome, 1978) graduated at the Experimental Center of Cinematography. In 2009 he directed his first feature film La casa sulle nuvole and the documentary Fratelli d’Italia. In 2012, his Ali had blue eyes was nominated for the Nastro d’Argento as Best Film. His documentary Wolf (2013), awarded at the Turin Film Festival, was nominated for the Nastro d’Argento as Best Documentary. In 2014 he participated in the collective film 9×10 novanta, presented at the Venice Film Festival. In 2016 he presented his third feature film, Fiore, at the Cannes Film Festival.

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