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A Woman’s Name
Lights, Drama, Action!
Da non perdere perché è la risposta italiana al movimento #MeToo.

A woman courageously tries to break the silence in a culture of complicity surrounding sexual harassment in this gripping drama from the Cannes Film Festival award-winning director of The Best of Youth (2003), Marco Tullio Giordana.

Nina Martini (Cristiana Capotondi, The Mafia Only Kills in Summer LIFF14) is a young mother who moves from Milan to a small village in Lombardy, where with the help of a local priest she finds temporary work with the Barrata elderly residence. It’s a relief for her to get a job at last and she enjoys the quietness of the place and bonds quickly with the staff of thirty women. Soon she discovers the post comes with unexpected strings attached, and that the residence is hiding an uncomfortable secret. When Nina finds out, she will be forced to confront her colleagues, who fear losing their jobs if they speak up, to confront the manager in a passionate battle to assert her rights and dignity. 

With the support of a female-rights lawyer, Nina breaks her silence putting herself at odds with the other staff members and the Roman Catholic Church in what promises to be a hard-fought case.

Special Ribbon, Nastri d’Argento Awards 2018
Best Supporting Actress, Nastri d’Argento Awards 2018
Australian Premiere
Marco Tullio Giordana
Cristiana Capotondi, Valerio Binasco, Stefano Scandaletti, Anita Kravos, Bebo Storti
Drama | Italy | 2018 | 98 min
Italian with English subtitles
The direction by Marco Tullio Giordana is assured and intelligent.
Movie Magazine.It
Marco Tullio Giordana

Marco Tullio Giordana

Born in Milan, Marco Tullio Giordana is a screenwriter and director. In 2000 at the Venice Film Festival Giordana presented One Hundred Steps, which took the prize for Best Screenplay. In 2003, his film The Best of Youth, which was originally slated as a TV miniseries instead took the Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes Film Festival. A Woman’s Name is his twelfth feature.

Please note, while the trailer may not include subtitles, the film will be screened with English subtitles.