“Io Capitano”- An Epic Film, Powerful and Important

Feb 18, 2024 553

BY: Barbara Keer

Nominated for Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards®, as well as winning top directing and acting prizes at the Venice Film Festival, Io Capitano, will have its U.S. theatrical premiere on February 23. It was also nominated for the Golden Globe award for Best Motion Picture, Non-English Language. 

In this acclaimed narrative feature, writer-director Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah, Dogman), presents a powerful and deeply moving immigration experience, wrapped in a cinematographically magnificent odyssey from West Africa to Italy. The story is told through the mind’s eye and experiences of two Senegalese teenagers living in Dakar who yearn for a brighter future in Europe.

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