A Ciambra

Executive producer Martin Scorsese presents the electrifying sophomore feature from rising director Jonas Carpignano (Mediterranea). 14-year-old Pio (Pio Amato) wants nothing more than the respect of his older brother, whom he emulates in every way—including his career as a petty criminal. When both his father and brother are arrested, Pio is determined to prove that he can step up and be the head of his sprawling Romani family. But a fateful night and a wrenching decision soon test just how ready he is. Steeped in the complex social fabric of Southern Italy—where Italians, Romani, and African migrants coexist in uneasy tension—A Ciambra is a bracing plunge into a world in which growing up fast is a matter of survival.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Jonas Carpignano

Cast:

  • Pio Amanto
  • Koudos Seihon
  • Damiano Amato
  • Francesco Pio Amato
  • Iolanda Amato
  • Patrizia Amato
  • Rocco Amato
  • Susanna Amato

Writer:

  • Jonas Carpignano

Producers:

  • Jonas Carpignano
  • Jon Coplon
  • Constance Meyer
  • Zachary Kerschberg
  • Paolo Carpignano

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