Notturno

Oscar Submission (Italy). ‘Notturno’ captures the everyday life that lies behind the continuing tragedy of civil wars, ferocious dictatorships, foreign invasions and the murderous apocalypse of ISIS. Gianfranco Rosi constructs a sublime cinematic journey through the region finding peace and light within the chaos and despair in the aftermath of war. A mosaic of intimate moments and luminous images, ‘Notturno’ is a profound and urgent cinematic achievement, from a master of the documentary form. Included Bonus Content: An interview with the director and Alejandro González Iñárritu available only through Virtual Cinema platforms! (Directed by Gianfranco Rosi (Iraq| NR | 100 min | Documentary / 2020)

Festivals/Awards: Venice Film Festival 2020-Winner Arca CinemaGiovani Award, Capri, Hollywood 2020- Winner Capri European Film Award

"The cinematography is sublime, but the beautiful imagery doesn't mask the terror of Rosi's subject matter.." — Chicago Reader

“Rosi's genuine desire to understand the psychological reality of the region is not only morally admirable, it is artistically astonishing.” — Globe and Mail 

“Rosi's film shows us a land and a people caught in a state of permanent sunset.”— Daily Telegraph (UK)