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For a Son (first feature)

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For a Son (Per un figlio)

For a Son (Per un figlio)

For a Son (Per un figlio)

original title:

PER UN FIGLIO

screenplay:

Suranga Deshapriya Katugampala, Aravinda Wanninayake

cinematography:

Channa Deshapriya

editing:

Lizabeth Gelber, Silvia Pellizzari

production:

Palabras, in association with Kala Studio (Sri Lanka), in collaboration with Cineteca di Bologna

country:

Italy

year:

2016

film run:

74'

format:

colour

release date:

30/03/2017

festival & awards:

Sunita, a middle-aged Sri Lankan woman, lives with her teenage son on the outskirts of a northern Italian city where she works as a caregiver. The relationship between mother and son is fraught with tension and silence. Having grown up in Italy, the boy is a cultural hybrid hismother struggles to understand, as she fights to live in a country to which she does not want to belong.