Maternity Blues

Director:  Fabrizio Cattani

Title in English: Maternity Blues
Original title:   Maternity Blues

2011/  Italy/ Red/ 93’/ Fiction/ Colour

Script:  Fabrizio Cattani, Grazia Verasani; Photography:  Francesco Carini; Editing:  Paola Freddi; Music:  Paolo Vivaldi; Sound:  Francesco Liotard; Leading Actors:  Andrea Osvart, Monica Birladeanu, Chiara Martegiani, Marina Pennafina, Daniele Pecci; Producer:  Elisabetta Olmi

Four different women, but bound by a common guilt: the infanticide. Inside a judicial psychiatric hospital, they spend their time expiating a sentence which is mainly inner: the sense of guilt for a gesture what has made useless their existence. From the confessions, born a comfort that doesn’t completely succeed to alleviate the suffering, but that makes appear these women, like innocent guilty.
Professional experience includes: Author and director of the 35 mm B/W short film entitled: “L’ABITO” finalist in the GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS Author and director of the short film “MATTINA”, Critics Prize at the Viareggio Europa Cinema Festival Author and director of the feature film “Il Rabdomante” (THE DOWSER) 20 Awards winner.

2011 Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica di Venezia (festival): Menzione Speciale Lina Mangiacapre (Fabrizio Cattani)


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