(Italian: Out of my league ) is an Italian romantic comedy film directed by Alice Filippi from a screenplay by Roberto Proia and Michela Straniero. Sul Più Bello
A Special Day (Un giorno speciale) is a 2012 Italian drama film directed by Francesca Comencini. The film was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival (Wikipedia).
The Wonders (Italian: Le meraviglie) is a 2014 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Alice Rohrwacher. A family of beekeepers living in the Tuscan countryside finds their household disrupted by the simultaneous arrival of a silently troubled teenage boy and a reality TV show intent on showcasing the family. (Source: IMDb)
Nevia is a 2019 drama directed by Nunzia De Stefano that obtained 1 nomination for the prize Nastri d’Argento in Italy. Nevia, a Neapolitan girl who comes from a poor family, joins a circus, trying to escape from poverty. (Source: IMDb)
Io rom romantica is a 2014 comedy by the Italian-Bosnian director Laura Halilovic, with autobiographical content, which tells the fulfilment of a dream of a girl of Romani ethnicity who manages to become a director from the Turin suburbs. (Source: Wikipedia)
Cosmonaut (Italian: Cosmonauta) is a 2009 Italian coming-of-age film written and directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli. It won the Controcampo Italiano at the 66th Venice International Film Festival. It also won the Ciak d’oro for the best first film. In the late ’50s to early ’60s, when the space war between the Soviet and US was raging, a fifteen-year-old member of the communist party, Luciana, develops her ideals while living with her bourgeois stepfather, and among male chauvinists in a communist group in Rome. Her only friend is her brother Arturo, who dreams of going to space but is unable to do so due to his epilepsy. (Source: IMDb)
Sirley (Italian: Maledetta primavera) is a film directed by Elisa Amoruso. It was presented at the Rome Film Fest 2020 and screened for the first time in Italian cinemas in 2021. The story is freely inspired by the novel Sirley written by the director herself for the Fandango editions. The film is the partly autobiographical story of the director’s teenage years in Rome when she formed a special friendship with a quarrelsome classmate, which compensated somewhat for trouble with maladjusted parents.(Source: IMDb)
My Brilliant Friend (Italian: L’amica geniale) is an Italian- and Neapolitan-language coming-of-age drama television series created by Saverio Costanzo for HBO, RAI and TIMvision. Named after the first of four novels in the Neapolitan Novels series by Elena Ferrante, it is set to adapt the entire literary work over four eight-episode seasons. The series is a co-production between Italian production companies Wildside, Fandango, The Apartment, Mowe and international film group Umedia.
Fiore is a 2016 Italian drama film directed by Claudio Giovannesi. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Youth detention centre. Daphne, arrested for theft, falls in love with Josh, who is also a young robber. Men and women can not meet in jail and love is forbidden. Daphne and Josh’s relationship is only based on glances from one cell to the other, short conversations through the bars and secret letters. Prison is not the only about losing freedom but it also becomes a place where love is impossible. Fiore is the story of a teenage girl’s desire to love and the power of an emotion that breaks every law. (Source: IMDb)
Human Capital (Italian: Il capitale umano) is a 2013 Italian film directed by Paolo Virzì. The film is based on the American novel Human Capital by Stephen Amidon. For her performance in the film, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi was awarded Best Actress at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The film is about the destinies of two families that are irrevocably tied together after a cyclist is knocked off the road by a jeep in the night before Christmas Eve.