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The Wait (first feature)

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The Wait (L' Attesa)

The Wait (L' Attesa)

The Wait (L' Attesa)

original title:

L' ATTESA

directed by:

screenplay:

Giacomo Bendotti, Ilaria Macchia, Andrea Paolo Massara, Piero Messina, inspired by "La vita che ti diedi" by Luigi Pirandello

cinematography:

editing:

set design:

costume design:

production:

Indigo Film, Medusa Film, Barbary Films, supported by MiBACT, in association with Banca Nuova, Renato Ragosta Team Holding, with the support of Eurimages, Regione Sicilia

country:

Italy/France

year:

2015

film run:

100'

format:

colour

release date:

17/09/2015

festival & awards:

Among the large rooms of an old villa marked by time, Anna spends her days in solitude.
The rugged and beautiful Sicilian countryside surrounding the house isolates her while the slowly rising fog prevents the eye seeing any distance. Only the footsteps of Pietro, the handyman, break the silence.
And all of a sudden Catherine appears, a young woman who claims to be the girlfriend of Giuseppe, Anna’s son. He invited her to Sicily to spend a few days’ holiday together. The two women do not know each other. Anna did not even know of Jeanne’s existence. And Giuseppe is not there. Where has he gone? His things are all there, in his room.
Soon, very soon he will return, is what Anna says. The days pass, the two women slowly get to know each other, they learn to wait. Easter is coming, in the village the traditional procession is being prepared. Will Giuseppe return one night?