Cert: 15 – Contains strong language, scene of sexual abuse.
Jonas Carpignano / Italy/Brazil/Germany/France/Sweden/USA 2017 / 1h58m / Digital / Italian with English subtitles
Cast: Pio Amato, Koudous Seihon, Damiano Amato, Francesco Pio Amato, Iolanda Amato.
The outskirts of Gioia Tauro, a coastal town in the southern Italian region of Reggio Calabria is the setting for Jonas Carpignano’s second feature, the middle film of a planned trilogy which began with 2015’s 'Mediterranea'. Romani teenager Pio (Pio Amato), one of the supporting characters in the first picture takes centre stage in a riveting coming-of-age story. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, 'A Ciambra' won Best Director and Best Editor awards at the 2018 David di Donatello (Italy’s equivalent of the Academy Awards).