De Rome à Paris 2023

12 • 15 JANUARY 2023

On 12th and 13th January De Rome à Paris – Les Rencontres Professionnelles will be held. Two days of
meetings between French-Italian audiovisual professionals, designed to rethink new collaborations and to
increase the numbers of Italian films distributed in French Film Market.

12th JANUARY – Work in Progress Session

The Italian participants will have the change to give French industry professionals the opportunity to preview 13 films in post-production.

Work in Progress Titles selected:

EL PARAISO by Enrico Maria Artale – Drama – Ascent
● A DARK STORY by Leonardo d’Agostini – Drama/Crime – Groenlandia
● LIKE SHEEP AMONG WOLVES by Lyda Patitucci – Action/Drama – Groenlandia
● AN ENDLESS SUNDAY by Alain Parroni – Drama – Fandango
● THE DEW POINT by Marco Risi – Drama – Fandango
● WHAT A LIFE! by Giuseppe Battiston – Comedy – Fandango
● BODY ODYSSEY by Grazia Tricarico – Drama – Intramovies
● STABAT MATER by Nazareno Manuel Nicoletti – Drama – Minerva
● THE FIRST DAY OF MY LIFE by Paolo Genovese – Drama – True Colours
● THE PROPERTIES OF METALS by Antonio Bigini – Drama – True Colours
● PATAGONIA by Simone Bozzelli – Drama – Vision Distribution
● ZAMORA by Neri Marcoré – Rai Com
● LALA by Ludovica Fales – Drama – Slingshot Films

13th JANUARY – Co-Production Session (in collaboration with CNC and Unifrance)

One-on-one meetings to present 10 projects to French potential partners (producers, sales, distributors).

Projects selected:

● THE WHITE HOUSE by Francesco Romano – Fiction – Amarena Film ● LE DÉLUGE by Gianluca Jodice – Period Drama – Ascent Film ● UN PO’ FIORIRE by Dario Albertini – Drama – Fandango ● L’ISOLA CHE NON C’ERA by Volfango De Biasi – Comedy – Mad Entertainment ● I’M STILL ALIVE by Roberto Saviano – Animation – Lucky Red ● SCHOCKING! – Biography- Viola Film ● ANNA by Monica Guerritore – Drama – LuminaMGR ● SEA SISTERS by Brunella Filì – Docufiction – OffiCinema Doc ● URBAN RIDERS by Salvatore Lizzio – Drama, Sport – Revok ● THE INVISIBLE CITY by Alessandro Stevanon – Documentary – Redibis Film

The initiative is a parallel section of De Rome à Paris – Rencontres du Cinéma Italien, the Italian Film Festival that every year gives Parisian film viewers the opportunity to watch a rich and varied selection of contemporary Italian cinema not yet seen in France.

This year the festival will have a special section dedicated to Rome, and will showcase classic films in
collaboration with Les Films du Camélia.

● I KNEW HER WELL by Antonio Pietrangeli;
● LOVE IN THE CITY – 6 short films by Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Carlo
Lizzani, Francesco Maselli, Dino Risi e Cesare Zavattini;
● THE GRIM REAPER by Bernardo Bertolucci;

And occasionally 3 contemporary titles:

● SACRO GRA by Gianfranco Rosi;
● POWER OF ROME by Giovanni Troilo;

From 13 to 31 January, the Festival will also host a photo exhibition La memoria delle stazioni”.

A selection of 20 photos from the exhibition The Memory of Stations created by Archivio Luce Cinecittà in collaboration with Fondazione FS Italiane and curated by Chiara Sbarigia, President of Cinecittà.

Distributori selezionati per l'evento

De Rome à Paris è promossa dalla Direzione Generale Cinema e Audiovisivo del MiC – Ministero della Cultura, con il sostegno organizzativo di Cinecittà, in collaborazione con il MAECI – Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, ICE-Agenzia e Ambasciata d’Italia a Parigi.

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