Archive Cinema City 2012.

Beket

Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Year: 2008
Duration: 80 min

Director: Davide Manuli
Scenario: Davide Manuli

Cast: Luciano Curreli, Jerome Duranteau, Fabrizio Gifuni, Roberto “Freak” Antoni, Paolo Rossi, Simona Caramelli, Letizia Filippi, Simone Maludrottu

Programme selection: Special Screenings

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Synopsis:

Freak and Jajà are in a place with no date and time. A no man’s world. The earth is no longer inhabited by man, but on rare occasions a strange survivor or two will appear. The two protagonists who have never met, meet at Bus stop in the middle of nowhere. The Bus arrives but doesn’t stop, it was the Bus that was going to GODOT, the God which manifested itself through a musical sound on the other side of the mountain. So Freak and Jajà decide to look for him on foot, in this way embarking on a journey that will have them meet the bizzarre characters living on this land. Unfortunately Freak and Jaja at the end of their journey.. will meet up with death before reaching their God.

Awards:

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2009: Cutting the Edge Competition: Special Jury Mention, Swansea Bay Film Festival 2009: Best Feature Film Competition

Director:

Davide MANULI (1967, Milan, Italy) studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York. He acted in THE CONTENDERS (Tobias Meinecke, 1993) and in Peter Del Monte’s NELLE TUE MANI (2007), which won a Golden Globe. As a director, he was awarded the international critics' prize at the Locarno film festival for his film BEKET (2008).