IO, L’ALTRO

Yousef has been exiled from Tunisia and finds a job in Italy as a fisherman. Despite the difficulty every immigrant encounters, Yousef immediately makes friends with Giuseppe. Together, they decide to buy a small boat and start their own business as fishermen.

regia/director mohsen melliti
soggetto/subject mohsen melliti
sceneggiatura /screenplay mohsen melliti
fotografia/cinematographer maurizio calvesi
montaggio/editing marco spoletini
costumi / costume design carolina olcese
musica / music louis siciliano, roberto colavalle
suono / sound dolby sr
cast/cast raoul bova, giovanni martorana, mario pupella, samia zibidi, davide lo verde,  alessia luongo, lina besrat assefa
genere / genre drammatico / dramatic
formato originale/original format 35 mm – color
durata/running time drammatico / dramatic
paese di produzione/country of production italia / italy
produzione/production trees pictures, sanmarco film
distribuzione/distribution 20th century fox

Yousef has been exiled from Tunisia and finds a job in Italy as a fisherman. Despite the difficulty every immigrant encounters, Yousef immediately makes friends with Giuseppe. Together, they decide to buy a small boat and start their own business as fishermen. Everything seems to be running smoothly when, following the September 11th terrorist attacks, an atmosphere of suspicion and distrust towards Muslims arises of which Yousef will be one of the scapegoats…

MOHSEN MELLITI
He was born on 1st April 1957 in Tunis and was exiled to Italy. He collaborated with newspapers and research institutes to investigate the situation of human and political rights in Arabic countries.

2007 Io, l’altro (lungometraggio, feature); 1999L’uomo che voleva diventare cane (corto, short); 1995 L’altra Roma (documentario, documentary).

 

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