Bad Tales

  • Fabio D'Innocenzo, Damiano D'Innocenzo
  • Italy, Switzerland
  • 2020
  • 98'
  • Favolacce

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A hot and sweltering summer in the suburb of Rome. Time passes slowly in the residential area in which nothing ever happens. A seemingly normal community is quietly torn down by the frustration of its residents who want a better life, aware that middle class status they were hoping for is far outside their reach. The film’s focus shifts to the relationships and activities of the children while the community is haunted by a sense of uncertainty… The film premiered at Berlinale where it won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay.

Subtitles: HR/EN

Fabio D'Innocenzo, Damiano D'Innocenzo

The directing and writing duo Fabio and Damiano D’Innocenzo were born in Rome, Italy in 1988. Without any formal filmmaking training, they have produced videos and films for television and the cinema as well as a theatre play. Their debut feature film, Boys Cry (2018), screened in the 2018 Panorama section of Berlinale, and won numerous awards.

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