NOME DI DONNA

By Marco TULLIO GIORDANA

CELLULOID DREAMS - as SALES

Drama - Completed 2017


Festivals
& Awards

Berlin European Film Market (EFM) 2018
Film Fest Gent 2018
Official Selection - Global Cinema
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN
    • Duration
    • 91 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marco TULLIO GIORDANA
    • Producer(s)
    • Lionello CERRI (LUMIERE AND CO), Hengameh PANAHI (CELLULOID DREAMS / NIGHTMARES)
    • Synopsis
    • Early summer, Nina Martini, a single mother gets a temporary job at the Barrata elderly residence, and moves in with her daughter Caterina. It’s a relief for her to get this job at last and she enjoys the quietness of the place and the work shifts with thirty other women, some Italian but mostly foreigners. But soon she discovers the well kept secret of the manager, Marco Torri’s well established system of small sexual favors. The sexual harassment extorted by the charming and powerful man, protected by the Catholic care structures. The silent complicity of the victims makes tough break this vicious circle. Nina starts investigating but she is isolated by her colleagues who want her to stop as they’re afraid to loose their jobs. She gets sued for defamation. Obsessed by defending the truth, she finally gets a laywer’s support and they manage to corner Torri.
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