My Father’s Naples

My Father’s Naples

Giuseppe looked out at the horizon as if there was something there that he longed for, as if there was something there that would set him free. As a young girl, his daughter, Alessia (director), had seen him gazing out of the window day after day, always wondering what was there, what held his attention so firmly.

Director Bio

Director, screenwriter, journalist and graduate in Institutions and Policies for Human Rights and Peace Alessia Bottone completed a Masters programme entitled Screenwriting ‘Carlo Mazzacurati’ at the University of Padua in Italy. She wrote and directed the short film Violenza invisibile (Invisible Violence), which explores psychological violence against women, and two documentaries: Ritratti in controluce (Backlit Portraits) and Ieri come oggi (Today Like Yesterday).


  • Directed by:Alessia Bottone
  • Written by:Alessia Bottone
  • Produced by:Alessia Bottone, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Archivio Aamod & K-Studio
  • Runtime:20 mins
  • Completion Date:June 12, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Italy
  • Country of Filming:Italy
  • Language:Italian
  • Category:Non-Fiction
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 6
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 5th Ballymahon Library 3 - 4pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 6th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Vimeo

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