ALONE WITH HER DREAMS (Picciridda)

Sponsored by Vic & Carol Ascrizzi
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Lucia is 11 when her parents leave Sicily in the late 1960s to find work in France and leave her with grandmother Maria, a strict woman incapable of expressing her feelings. As the months pass, Lucia is curious about the family Maria bans her from seeing without explaining why. Years later, Lucia faces her past and realizes that Maria taught her dignity, strength and optimism. This beautiful film shot in Southern Italy features a cast of strong women portrayed by talented actors. Director Oliver Stone called it “a new Italian classic from the heart – shocking!”
Drama / 95 min / Italy

Director: Paolo Licata
Writers: Paolo Licata, Catena Fiorello, Ugo Chiti
Producers: Frederic Ollier, Sandro Frezza, Xavier Delmas
Key cast: Lucia Sardo, Marta Castiglia, Ileana Rigano

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