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67 Ratings

Giovanna's Father

Il papà di Giovanna

Directed by Pupi Avati
Italy, 2008


Bologna, Italy, Pre-war scenario. Michele Casali’s only teenage daughter, Giovanna Casali, poses a problem to him. Driven by jealousy, she has just killed her best friend. After a painful trial, Giovanna is sent to to a psychiatric hospital due to her ¨non compus mentis¨ state.

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Giovanna's Father Directed by Pupi Avati

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2008 | 4 wins including: Best Actor

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2009 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

2009 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor

David di Donatello Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Actress

2009 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor

Golden Globes (Italy)

2009 | 2 wins including: Best Breakthrough Actress

2009 | Nominee: Best Actress

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