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The Little One
Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel
Abandoned in a park, the two-year-old girl Asia is found by Patti, a circus woman living with her husband Walter in a trailer park in San Basilio on the outskirts of Rome. With the help of Tairo, a teenager who lives with his grandma in an adjacent container, Patti starts to search for the girl's mother and gives the girl a new home for an uncertain period of time. La Pivellina is a film about a cosmos of outcasts in present-day Italy: a moving tale of courage and discrimination, of loss and togetherness, a look behind the corrugated-iron fence of a gated community.
|Subtitles:||English, French, German|
|Director(s):||Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel|
|Key cast:||Patrizia Gerardi, Tairo Caroli, Asia Crippa, Walter Saabel|
2009Cannes (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs)
|Awards (selection):||Europa Cinema Award -Director's Fortnight (Cannes)|
Tribute to Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel at GIJON
The 56th Festival Internacional de Cine in GIJÒN (November 16 to 24) dedicates a tribute to TIZZA COVI and RAINER FRIMMEL screening MISTER UNIVERSO, THE SHINE OF DAY, LA PIVELLINA, BABOOSKA and honored the filmmakers with the Premio de Honor del Festival at the opening ceremony.