Corpo celeste

Corpo celeste

Yle Vianello
Director: Alice Rohrwacher Cast: Yle Vianello
Yle Vianello
, Salvatore Cantalupo
Salvatore Cantalupo
, Pasqualina Scuncia
Pasqualina Scuncia
Alice Rohrwacher


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A girl on the verge of adolescence has her world turned upside down in this comedy-drama from director and screenwriter Alice Rohrwacher. Twelve-year-old Marta (Yile Vianello) was born in the Southern Italian town of Calabria, but she has no clear memories of the place; when she was two, her family relocated to Switzerland, and her Italian heritage has never meant much to her. Marta has a lot of adjusting to do when she and her mom move back to a slightly shabby neighborhood in Calabria; not only does Marta feel like a misfit after being raised in a very different culture, she discovers that people in Calabria take Catholicism very seriously, while religion was never a significant matter in her household. Wanting to better fit in with her new friends, Marta begins attending mass and studying for her confirmation, but she finds much of the dogma puzzling and is constantly reminded that her learning curve is very different from her peers. Marta also becomes acquainted with Don Mario (Salvatore Cantalupo), the priest at the local church who also happens to be the village's rent collector. Hoping to win his favor, Marta tags along to help Don Mario pick up an ornate cross for an upcoming religious festival, but the day doesn't go smoothly for either of them. Corpo Celeste was an official selection at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/06/2012
UPC: 0616892182467
Original Release: 2011
Source: Film Movement
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 45,646

Special Features

Closed Caption; Bonus short film Raju

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Yle Vianello Marta
Salvatore Cantalupo Don Mario
Pasqualina Scuncia Santa
Anita Caprioli Rita
Renato Carpentieri Don Lorenzo

Technical Credits
Alice Rohrwacher Director,Screenwriter
Daniela Bassani Sound Editor
Jacques Bidou Producer
Loredana Buscemi Costumes/Costume Designer
Marzia Cordo Sound Editor
Carlo Cresto-Dina Producer
Piero Crucitti Musical Direction/Supervision
Marianne Dumoulin Producer
Giorgio Gasparini Production Manager
Hans Kunzi Sound Mixer
Helene Louvart Cinematographer
Luca Servino Production Designer
Tiziana Soudani Producer
Marco Spoletini Editor
Riccardo Studer Sound Mixer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Corpo Celeste
1. The Pilgrimage
2. Catechisms
3. Growing Pains
4. The Man Born Blind
5. Protagonist
6. The Formula
7. Kittens
8. A Mission
9. Eli Eli Lema Sabachthani
10. The Cross
11. Wanna See a Miracle?
12. Credits

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