EFP Cannes
22 August 2017

La Controfigura (first feature)

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La Controfigura

La Controfigura

La Controfigura

original title:

LA CONTROFIGURA

directed by:

cast:

Valeria Golino, Filippo Timi, Corrado Sassi, Younes Bouab, Nadia Kounda, Nisrine Adam, Ahmed Zaitouni

cinematography:

editing:

Giogiò Franchini, Benedetta Marchiori

costume design:

country:

Italy/Morocco/France

year:

2017

film run:

75'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (27/07/2017)

festival & awards:

A small crew is going around Marrakech and its surroundings looking for swimming pools as locations for the remake of an American movie in which a man crosses a county, pool by pool, to reach his home. Corrado, a ‘stand-in’, tries the shots to find the path through the city and the pools that the main character will run and swim through. While we observe his struggles, we start seeing the real actors and crew working on set between doubts and shouts. A film in an identity crisis looking for itself.