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Small Body

Small Body

Laura Samani

Italy, Slovenia, France | 2021 | Genre: Drama | first feature film | running time: 89’

TFL Awards

TFL Production Award 2018 (€ 40.000)

festivals & awards

Semaine de la Critique , Cannes 2021
World Contemporary Cinema programme, Toronto Film Festival 2021

synopsis

Italy, 1900. Young Agata's baby is stillborn and so condemned to Limbo. Agata hears about a place in the mountains, where infants can be brought back to life for just one breath, to baptize them and save their soul. She undertakes a voyage with her daughter's small body hidden in a box and meets Lynx, a solitary boy who offers to help her. They set off on an adventure which will enable both to come close to a miracle.

info

Small Body
original title

Piccolo Corpo

genre

Drama

country

Italy, Slovenia, France

running time

89’

produced by

NEFERTITI FILM (Italy)
RAI CINEMA (Italy)

in co-production with

TOMA FILMS (France)
VERTIGO (Slovenia)

directed by

Laura Samani

written by

Marco Borromei, Elisa Dondi, Laura Samani

sales

ALPHA VIOLET

A grief-stricken young woman leaves her seaside village behind to try and free her stillborn baby’s soul, setting out on a perilous journey to a remote mountain sanctuary where she holds faith in a miracle.
TFL Programmes

FeatureLab projects 2018
ScriptLab original 2017

TFL Awards

TFL Production Award 2018 (€ 40.000)

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Laura Samani

Scriptwriter, Film Director

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Nadia Trevisan

Production