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Seven Acts of Mercy

Seven Acts of Mercy

Gianluca De Serio, Massimiliano De Serio

Italy, Romania | 2011 | Genre: Drama | first feature film | running time: 100’

"The actors make a brilliant use of their bodies, the true protagonists of the film."
Domenico La Porta - Cineuropa

festivals & awards

Competition, Locarno International Film Festival 2011 / Junior Jury 2nd Prize, Don Quixote Prize

synopsis

Luminita, a young illegal immigrant living on the edge of a shanty town, has hatched a plan to get herself out of her predicament. To carry it through she bumps into Antonio, a sick and mysterious old man. Going back to Antonio’s house, the two enter into an intense, emotional game of cat and mouse, each trying for control while doing all they can to mask their respective vulnerabilities.

info

Seven Works of Mercy
original title

Sette opere di misericordia

genre

Drama

country

Italy, Romania

running time

100’

produced by

La Sarraz Pictures - Italy

in co-production with

Elefant films - Romania

directed by

Gianluca De Serio, Massimiliano De Serio

sales

Intramovies

A desperate illegal immigrant and a frosty older widower discover the importance of interpersonal communication.
TFL Programmes

FrameWork 2008

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Gianluca De Serio

Scriptwriter, Film Director

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Massimiliano De Serio

Scriptwriter, Film Director

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Alessandro Borrelli

Production

lasarrazpictures@gmail.com