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VERA

covi_frimmel_vera

Official Screening

Sala Darsena
17:00
by Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimme
with Vera Gemma, Daniel De Palma, Sebastian Dascalu, Annamaria Ciancamerla, Walter Saabel

( 2022, Austria, 115')

Vera Gemma, the daughter of famous Italian actor Giuliano Gemma and reality TV star, spends her time in the shadow of her dead father. To try and redeem herself from frivolous life, she ventures into Rome’s high society. Following a car accident she is involved in, an eight-year-old child is injured. She eventually forms a kind of relationship with the girl’s father, but soon realizes that even in that world, so different from hers, she is nothing but a tool.

Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimme

Tizza Covi, born in Bolzano in 1971, and Rainer Frimmel, born in Vienna in 1971, are the founders of Vento Film. Their movies are influenced by the world of photography and theatre, where they have been working since 1996. They received numerous awards, including the Wolfgang Staudte Award at the Berlinale for their 2005 documentary Babooska and the Europa Cinemas Label at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs for Little Girl (2009), a 2011 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Picture.

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Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel talk about Vera