Presented in its Cannes world premiere, the film is in the Official Selection of the Rome Film Festival and will arrive in theaters throughout Italy from November 23rd with 01 Distribution.
With his first film, Celestial bodywas selected for the Directors’ Fortnightwhich has now become Filmmakerstermine gender neutral.
Then, with The wonders e Happy Lazarus at Cannes it made it to the Official Selection and Competition, and took home a Special Grand Jury Prize. As a short film author, you then collaborated with the artist JR in Peasant Homilyand received an Oscar nomination for The Pupils.
There is little doubt, it is easy to say, that Alice Rohrwacher she is one of our most loved and esteemed authors, and there are quite a few who are waiting for her new feature film to finally arrive in Italian cinemas, La Chimeraalso presented in competition at Cannes and soon in the section Best of from the Rome Film Festival 2023.
The Chimera will arrive in our theaters from November 23rd with 01 Distribution, and this is finally its official trailer:
In addition to Cannes and Rome, La chimera was presented in the program of festivals such as Toronto, New York and Telluride where he received the prestigious Silver Medallion Awarda prize awarded every year to artists who have made a decisive contribution to the world of cinema.
Set in the 1980s, in the clandestine world of “grave robbers”, La Chimera tells of a young English archaeologist (Josh O’Connor) involved in the clandestine trafficking of archaeological finds. They complete the cast Isabella Rossellini, Carol Duarte, Alba Rohrwacher and Vincenzo Nemolato.
This one below is the official plot of the filmwhich you can also read about Federico Gironi’s review.
Everyone chases their chimera without ever managing to grasp it. For some it is the dream of easy money, for others the search for an ideal love…
Returning to a small town on the Tyrrhenian Sea, Arthur finds his unfortunate band of grave robbers, thieves of Etruscan grave goods and archaeological wonders. Arthur has a gift that he puts at the service of the gang: he feels emptiness. The emptiness of the earth in which the vestiges of a past world are found. The same void that the memory of his lost love, Beniamina, left in him. In an adventurous journey between the living and the dead, between woods and cities, between parties and solitudes, the intertwined destinies of these characters unfold, all in search of the Chimera.