LE QUATTRO VOLTE

by Michelangelo Frammartino

35mm, color, 88’, 2010

coproduction with Vivo Film, Invisibile Film, Essential Filmproduktion, with the support of Istituto Luce, RSI-Radiotelevisione svizzera

international version

Awards: Cannes Film Festival 2010 - Quinzaine des Réalisateurs: Europa Cinemas Label: Best European movie / Palm Dog: Special Jury Prize, Nastri d’Argento 2010: Special Silver Ribbon, FilmFest München: Cinevision Award, Bobbio Film Festival: Gobbo d’Oro, Era New Horizons Film Festival: Audience Award, Motovun Film Festival: FIPRESCI Award, Reykjavik International Film, Festival: Golden Puffin, FIPRESCI Award, Festival du Cinema Italien d’Annecy: Special Jury Prize, CICAE Award, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montréal: Prix de l’Innovation, International Film Festival 2Morrow: Grand Prix, Bergen International Film Festival: Best Picture Award, International Film Festival Bratislava: Grand Prix, CPH:DOX Copenhagen: DOX:Award, Festival del Cinema Indipendente Foggia: Critics Award, Sulmona Cinema Film Festival: Ovidio d’Argento Best Film, Istanbul AFM Int.Independent Films Festival: Best director & Turkish Critics Association Special Prize, Montevideo International Film Festival: Best Film & FIPRESCI Mention, Nominations David di Donatello 2011: Best Director, Best Producers, Best Sound

LE QUATTRO VOLTE is a poetic cinematic vision of the revolving cycles of life and nature, and the unbroken traditions of a timeless place. The story of one soul through four different lives: a film that transforms images into absolute presence.