Lucia is a rebellious eleven-year-old girl who feels stifled by the patriarchal world she lives in. Her father is physically abusive, while her mother remains helpless against his violence. One day before Lucia’s First Communion, her father gives his daughter a severe beating. In the morning, Lucia puts on her white dress. Yet, instead of going to church, she climbs the sea cliff and throws herself into the sea.

Director Bio

Karolina Porcari is a italian-polish director, screenplaywriter and actress. She was born in Warsaw (Poland) and grew up in south of Italy. She studied Literature and Philosophy at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano andgraduated at the National School of Drama in Cracow. She studies film directing at the Warsaw Wajda School.


  • Directed by:Karolina Porcari
  • Written by:Karolina Porcari & Michele Innocente
  • Produced by:Michele Innocente, Karolina Porcari & Michele Innocente
  • Runtime:10 mins
  • Completion Date:May 1, 2018
  • Country of Origin:Poland
  • Country of Filming:Italy
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Opening Night / Out of Competition
  • Screening Time:TBD
  • Links: Website

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2019 Programme Launch

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