EFP Cannes
27 May 2017

The Family Whistle

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The Family Whistle

original title:

THE FAMILY WHISTLE

directed by:

cast:

Francis Coppola, Talia Shire

screenplay:

cinematography:

set design:

Gaetano Russo

costume design:

Vize Ruffo

country:

Italy/USA

year:

2016

film run:

65'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (01/04/2016)

festival & awards:

  • Festival de Cannes 2016: Cannes Classics
  • Boston International Film Festival 2016: Best Cinematographer

The famed Coppola family of filmmakers and musicians descends from Agostino Coppola, a poor immigrant from an impoverished village in Southern Italy. Interviews and archival footage portray how the family history has inspired these artists, and how they continue to renew their ties to the land of their origin.