La prima luce (First Light)


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La prima luce (First Light)

  • 2015
  • Directed By: Vincenzo Marra
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Drama
  • 106 Minutes
  1. Friday, April 20, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film First Light.

Writer/Director Vincenzo Marra is scheduled to be present.


Marco, a cynical and successful young lawyer, lives in Bari with his Latin American wife Martina. Their relationship does not develop as expected. Martina wants to go back to Chile, her native country, and take with her their eight-year-old son, Matteo. One day she decides to return to South America with Matteo, leaving Marco in Italy. After an initial moment of passivity and depression, Marco travels to Chile in search of his son, encountering unexpected circumstances. The film won the Pasinetti Award at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival. In Italian and Spanish with English subtitles. (2K DCP Presentation)