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Viola, Franca

Shorts

World Premiere

Italy | 15 MINUTES

VIOLA, FRANCA

Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker
It's Sicily in 1965, and Franca is forced to marry her rapist to avoid becoming a pariah in her traditionalist community, but she rebels against the established custom and sets a precedent that alters the course of Italian history, paving the way for women's rights.

Screening with Shorts: Postcards

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Marta Savina

A graduate of UCLA’s MFA Directing program, Marta Savina moved to LA after living in London, where she studied Philosophy at King’s College. Recently, she collaborated with James Franco, in the adaptation of William Faulkner’s short story “Elly,” and with Francis Ford Coppola on his latest project Distant Vision.
Director
Marta Savina
Screenwriter
Marta Savina, Andrea Brusa
Cinematographer
Topher Osborn
Editor
Ashley Monti
Composer
Ilaria Acella
Production Designer
Marcello di Carlo
Producer
Marta Savina, Tatiana Vecchio, Gregory J Rossi
Associate Producer
Franco Pannacci
Costume
Francesca Rodi
Sound Design
Jeffery Alan Jones
Casting Director
Adriana Ciampi
Cast
Claudia Gusmano, Carlo Calderone, Ninni Bruschetta, Maurizio Puglisi

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Sally Fischer
Sally Fischer PR
New York, New York 10019
Phone: 212 246 2977
sally@sallyfischerpr.com
US Sales Contact
Marta Savina
Mira Films
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 424 901 3534
marta.savina@gmail.com
Print Source
Marta Savina
Mira Films
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 424 901 3534
marta.savina@gmail.com
International Sales Contact
Marta Savina
Mira Films
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 424 901 3534
marta.savina@gmail.com