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18 July 2018

Malarazza (second feature)

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Malarazza

Malarazza

Malarazza

original title:

MALARAZZA

directed by:

screenplay:

Giovanni Virgilio, Luca Arcidiacono

cinematography:

editing:

Luca Carrera

costume design:

Azra Sedic

music:

Giuliano Fondacaro, Arisa, Mirko Miro

production:

MovieSide, Xenon Produzioni Cinematografiche in collaboration with Studi Cinematografici Siciliani

country:

Italy

year:

2017

film run:

98'

format:

colour

release date:

09/11/2017

Rosaria (Stella Egitto) is a young mother, wife of Tommasino Malarazza (David Coco), downfallen boss of a famous Mafia family in the Librino neighborhood in Catania. Forced to marry himbecause she was pregnant, Rosaria is humiliated everyday by a violent husband, who spends his days drinking and gambling. The woman lives in fear and keeps her head down to protect her son Antonino (Antonino Frasca Spada). She can only rely on her queer brother Franco (Paolo Briguglia), who lives in a pied-à-terre within the district of San Berillo. It is here that the young woman finds shelter when she finally decides to run from her husband with her son Antonino. A portrait of the poorest suburbs of Catania where there seems to be no hope for redemption. The soundtrack, a mix of bossanova, rap and neomelodico, by Giuliano Fondacaro, Arisa, Mirko Miro beautifully heads emotions to the story.