13 year old Marta who is struggling to resettle to the south of Italy after ten years growing up in Switzerland. Bright-eyed and restless, she observes the sights, sounds and smells of the city but feels very much an outsider. Marta is about to undergo the rite of confirmation and she takes catechism but confronts the morality of the local Catholic community. From experiencing her period to making a bold decision to cut her hair, Marta begins to shape her own life for the first time since moving back to Italy. –Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
Also: Jiří Trnka, Alice Rohrwacher, Maciej Drygas, JODI and more.
Also: Look who’s tumbling.
“If Italy ever needed its own Lynne Ramsay, the country can stop looking now.”
A look at the posters for the films in the main slate of this year’s New York Film Festival.
As I’ve mentioned before, movie posters are not much in evidence around the theaters of Cannes. One striking exception though was this