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Nevia
"it is striking for the quiet tenacity of the protagonist" - CINEUROPA.ORG
PLOT: Nevia is seventeen-too old to live where she does, and grown up before she's even had the chance to be a child. Tiny and naive, but stubborn, she and her younger sister Enza are being raised by their grandmother Nanà and aunt Lucia in a container park in Ponticelli.
CAST: Virginia Apicella, Pietra Montecorvino, Rosi Franzese, Pietro Ragusa, Franca Abategiovanni, Simone Borelli, Lola Bello, Gianfranco Gallo
YEAR: 2019
LENGTH: 86 min.
GENRE: Drama
AWARDS: • Lizzani Award (Virginia Apicella): Venice Film Festival
• Nominated Best Film: Venice Film Festival
RATING: USA: no rating

TIMES: Salt Lake City: TBA, 6:00 p.m.
  Detroit: TBA, 5:00 p.m.
  Portland: TBA, 6:30 p.m.
  Boulder: TBA, 6:00 p.m.
  Milwaukee: TBA, 9:00 p.m.
  Chicago: TBA, 5:30 p.m.

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

DIRECTOR'S NOTES:     NDS

Nunzia De Stefano, born in Naples, was married to director Matteo Garrone and collaborated on several of his films: Gomorra, Reality, Il racconto dei racconti and Dogman. She made her directorial debut with Nevia, which is semi-autobiographical

De Stefano stated: "A part of my life is in this story but some events are changed (...) because what really interested me was being on Nevia."


DISTRIBUTOR: True Colours, Largo Italo Gemini 1, Rome