Oscars: Italy Submits Cannes Competition Title ‘Nostalgia’ To International Feature Race

Sep 27, 2022 308

BY: Zac Ntim

Mario Martone’s Cannes competition title Nostalgia has been selected to represent Italy in the Best International Feature Film category at the Oscars. Based on the book of the same name by Ermanno Rea and written by Martone with Ippolita Di Maio, the film follows Felice Lasco, played by Pierfrancesco Favino, who, after living 40 years abroad, returns to Naples and discovers again places and codes of the city, facing a past that eats him away.

Additional cast includes Francesco Di Leva, Tommaso Ragno, and Aurora Quattrocchi. Picomedia, Mad Entertainment in association with Medusa Film. It’s a co-production with Rosebud Entertainment Pictures. The film was released in Italy via Medusa in May.

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SOURCE: https://deadline.com

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