Special Jury Grand Prize at Cannes, five David di Donatello and a Silver Ribbon for Best Director at Gianni Amelio. A policeman takes into custody two children to accompany them from Calabria to Civitavecchia. The two kids come from a difficult family situation where the mother prostituted the 11-year-old girl. While traveling, a solid friendship of delicate care and mutual understanding develops between the man and the two children.
Restored by Red Post Production, in collaboration with Minerva Pictures, Rai Cinema and Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, with the contribution of the Ministry of Culture, at the laboratories L’Immagine Ritrovata and Red Post Production. The materials were made available thanks to Reel One.
The movie premiered at the Rome Film Festival on 16 October 2022