MONTEDORO

By Antonello FARETTA

NOELTAN SRL - as PROD / FIN

First film - Completed 2015

A middle aged American woman unexpectedly discovers her true origin after her parents have died.
Deeply moved, in the midst of an identity crisis, she decides to travel, hoping to find the natural mother she has never known.

Festivals
& Awards

Guadalajara FICG 2015
International Feature
Atlanta Film Festival 2015
Feature competition/World premiere
Visions du Réel 2015
Market
Montréal World FF 2015
Focus
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • First film, Drama
    • Countries
    • ITALY, USA
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Antonello FARETTA
    • Writer(s)
    • Antonello FARETTA
    • Producer(s)
    • Antonello FARETTA (Noeltan Film Studio), Adriana BRUNO (NOELTAN FILM STUDIO), Pia marie MANN (NOELTAN FILM STUDIO)
    • Synopsis
    • A middle aged American woman unexpectedly discovers her true origin after her parents have died.
      Deeply moved, in the midst of an identity crisis, she decides to travel, hoping to find the natural mother she has never known.
      She therefore goes to a small and remote place in the South of Italy, Montedoro.
      She finds an apocalyptic scene when she gets there: the village, resting on a majestic hill, is completely abandoned and nobody seems to live there anymore.
      Thanks to a casual meeting with a few mysterious people, those that had never wanted to abandon the village, the protagonist will undergoes a fascinating and magical voyage through time and memory, re-joining the spectres of an unknown past that belongs to her, is part of her family story and part of that ancient and mysterious community that is now extinct, but will come to life one last time.
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