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134 Ratings


Directed by Piero Messina
Italy, France, 2015


A mother unexpectedly meets her son’s fiancée at a villa in Sicily and gets to know her as she waits for her son to arrive.

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L'attesa Directed by Piero Messina

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2015 | Winner: Leoncino d'Oro Agiscuola Award

2015 | Special Mention: FEDIC Award

2015 | Honorable Mention: SIGNIS Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2016 | 3 nominations including: Best New Director

2016 | 2 wins including: European Silver Ribbon

David di Donatello Awards

2016 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

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