ST. LOUIS
April 10-25
Brown Hall 100, Washington University

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GIOVANNA'S FATHER
Saturday, April 11
5:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Brown Hall 100, Washington University in St. Louis

Bologna 1938. Giovanna is a shy, insecure and average looking young girl. Her father, a secondary school teacher is devoted to giving her the best education, reassuring her every day of her intellectual and cultural superiority. His aim is to provide her with a great future, but everything will turn into tragedy when Giovanna becomes insanely jealous of her beautiful and generous classmate.

Director: Pupi Avati
Cast: Silvio Orlando, Francesca Neri, Ezio Greggio, Alba Caterina Rohrwacher, Serena Grandi, Paolo Graziosi, Sandro Dori, Edoardo Romano, Chiara Sani
Year: 2008
Duration: 104 min.
Genre: Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination
  • Little Golden Lion (Pupi Avati), Volpi Cup-Best Actor (Silvio Orlando), Pasinetti Award-Best Male Actor (Silvio Orlando): Venice Film Festival
  • Nominated  Golden Lion (Pupi Avati):  Venice Film Festival
Official Italian Web Site:  http://www.ilpapadigiovanna.it/
Trailer: http://www.filmitalia.org/popvideo.asp?vid=11698

Film courtesy of RAI Trade.
RAI Trade