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Between Sisters
A film by Manu Gerosa
2016/ Italy - Belgium - Qatar
78 MIN/ Documentary Family
SYNOPSIS
The two Italian sisters Ornella and Teresa have cared for each other through their whole lives. Teresa is now in her life’s twilight and having problems facing fate, whilst her memory is slowly fading out. Before it’s too late, Ornella decides to confront Teresa with a painful untold story that goes back to their childhood and might change their close bond forever.
CREW
Screenwriter: Manu Gerosa - Valentina Toldo
DOP: Manu Gerosa - Salva Muñoz - Federico Scienza
Editor: Alejandro de la Fuente - Jan Decoster
Production Company(es)
Oneworld DocuMakers
Clin d’oeil Films
Producer(s)
Manu Gerosa
Hanne Phlypo
Antoine Vermeesch
FESTIVALS
- Festival dei Popoli in Italy
- True&False Film Fest in Missouri, USA
- Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival in Warsaw
- El Festival Internacional de Cine Documental \\\\\\"Encuentros del Otro Cine\\\\\\" (EDOC)
- Ambulante Documentary Film Festival in Mexico
- Maine International Film Festival in the US
- Budapest International Documentary Film Festival in Hungary
- Festival International du Cinéma des peuples Ânûû-rû âboro in Nouvelle-Calédonie
- Bahamas International Film Festival
Awards
- Best Film Award at the Ismailia Documentary Film Festival in Egypt
- Best Film Award at the Egyptian Film Critic Association (EFCA)
- Docs in Progress award at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in Greece
- Special Mention at the Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid – Seminci
- Cinema AMoRe at the Trento Film Festival in Italy
- Prix Découverte Special Mention at the Les Prix Scam
- The film received two grants; the Post-production Grant from the Doha Film Institute and the DOK.INCUBATOR AWARD (Sound Mixing Grant by Bystrouška at the Post-production Studio)
- The film is a warm portray of an Italian family that brings out what it means to build a life upon a secret with humor and tenderness.
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