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Glassboy
"Glass Boy carries within it a spark of magic" - LIFEGATE
PLOT: Pino is a child suffering from hemophilia and is animated by an unbridled desire for freedom and boundless courage: he decides to start his adventure in the world and to show everyone that he can live his life like a normal kid.

Liberally inspired by the book Il Bambino di Vetro by Fabrizio Silei.
CAST: Andrea Arru, Rosa Barbolini, Mia Pomelari, Loretta Goggi, Giorgio Colangeli, Giorgia Wurth, Massimo Di Lorenzo, David Paryla, Luca Cagnetta, Gabriel Mannozzi De Cristofaro, Stefano Trapuzzano, Stefano Di Via, Emanuele De Paolis, Pino Torcasio, Pascal Ulli
YEAR: 2020
LENGTH: 90 min.
GENRE: Drama
AWARDS: • Nomination Best Actress (Loretta Goggi): Nastro d'argento
RATING: USA: no rating; Australia: All Ages

TIMES: April 9, 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time til 3:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on April 10
   

 
  Please note, while the trailer may not include subtitles, the film will be screened with English subtitles.

DIRECTOR'S NOTES:     SR

Samuele Rossi, born in Lucca, studied filmmaking. His debuted in 2011 with his first feature film La strada verso casa, which helped him win a scholarship from the Italian Cultural Institute of New York to study Screenwriting in New York. Rossi currently teaches at the Tuscan Cinema Academy.

Regarding his film, Rossi said: “I believe Glassboy recall that deep down, all children feel a little like the main character Pino, so fragile, not accepted. And the same is true of the parent, obligated to live the same worries, hopes and expectations.”


DISTRIBUTOR: Minerva Pictures Group, Via del Circo Massimo, 9, Rome