La Bocca del Lupo (The Mouth of the Wolf) 2009 M

1.00PM Sun 29 Aug 2021 (1hr 16mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

‘Pietro Marcello’s The Mouth of the Wolf is a homage to the city and its marginalised citizens. Enzo (Vincenzo Motta) returns to Genoa after a long absence. He crosses the city in search of places he remembers from before, but they have been irreversibly changed by the passage of time. He finds Mary (Mary Monaco) waiting for him at the small house in the ghetto of the old city. Transsexual Mary, his life-long companion, has been waiting for Enzo to return from the prison where he was serving time. Mary and Enzo’s unusual union commenced behind prison bars and now plays out against the backdrop of Genoa’s port, streets and bars, until Mary becomes addicted to heroin and it is up to Enzo to save her... This melancholic feature is a blend of documentary and melodrama, combining a true story and archival footage with fiction.’ Kaunas International Film Festival

M | Coarse language and mature themes

CREDITS

DV CAM TRANSFERRED TO 35MM, COLOUR, STEREO, 76 MINUTES, ITALY, ITALIAN (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT/CINEMATOGRAPHER: PIETRO MARCELLO / CAST: VINCENZO MOTTA, MARY MONACO / EDITOR: SARA FGAIER / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: TRUE COLOURS / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP