The Broken Circle (first feature)

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The Broken Circle (Il cerchio rotto)

original title:

Il cerchio rotto

directed by:

screenplay:

cinematography:

set design:

Michelangelo Barbieri

costume design:

music:

Tobia Bianchi, Francesco Cianella

country:

Italy

year:

2021

film run:

92'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (11/11/2021)

Andrea, back from a period abroad, begins to go out with his brother's friends, a group of twenty years old crazy guys wasting their lives just waiting for weekends. One night Fabio, the group's leader, organizes a dinner; he decides to kill one of his friends, Francesca, and to serve her as a meal to the rest of the group, who ignores anything.
At the end of the dinner he reveals the truth to his friends and, despite their disagreement, none of them decides to call the police to denounce the crime. They all prefer to fake an accident and cover the friend.
The adrenaline felt by the group on that night makes it feel more compact than, ever as well as excited: since then, they start to organise dinners and designate the victims following the principle of the russian roulette.
The "game" is interrupted when Andrea chooses to sacrifice himself in order to save the girl he is in love with...