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173 Ratings

The Mouth of the Wolf

La bocca del lupo

Directed by Pietro Marcello
Italy, 2009
Romance, LGBT+, Documentary


The romance between a tough Sicilian guy and a transsexual former junkie whom he met in prison is interwoven with a poetic reverie of the port town of Genoa, depicted in all its mysterious, fading glory, in a combination of documentary, fiction and melancholy home movies from the past century.

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The Mouth of the Wolf Directed by Pietro Marcello

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2010 | 2 wins including: Teddy: Best Documentary (Forum)

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2010 | 2 wins including: Special Jury Prize (International Competition)

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