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FIRST LIGHT LE PRIMA LUCE CANADIAN PREMIERE ITALY 2015 Italian | Eng sub (ON) Fr sub (QU) | 108 min. | Drama PRODUCTION RAI com DISTRIBUTOR BIM
CAST Riccardo Scamarcio Daniela Ramirez Gianni Pezzolla
VINCENZO MARRA is an Italian Director and screenwriter. As a young man he enrolled in law school and was involved in many civil affairs of Latin America. After having worked as a sports photographer in 1996, he moved to cinema and completed two short films, “La Vestizione” and “ Una rosa prego”. With his film “Tornando a casa” he won the award for best film at the International Critics Week at the Venetian Film Festival.
Marco, a young lawyer, lives in Bari with his partner Martina and their 8 year old son Mateo. Martina moved to Italy from Latin America after meeting Marco. The story begins when the relationship between Marco and Martina is coming to an end. Martina wants to return to live in her country with Mateo, but this decision would exclude Marco and he will not allow it, he loves his son too much to let him go. Martina decides to run away with Mateo and escapes to her country, leaving no trace. Marco has no news of his son and decides to go look for him in South America. Marco, un giovane, cinico avvocato, vive a Bari con la sua ragazza Martina e il loro figlio Mateo di otto anni. La storia inizia quando il rapporto tra Marco e Martina è già alla fine. Martina vuole tornare a vivere nel suo Paese con Mateo ma questa scelta escluderebbe Marco e lui non lo permette. Martina decide di scappare insieme a Mateo e fugge al suo paese facendo perdere ogni traccia. Marco non ha nessuna notizia di suo figlio e dopo un periodo di confusione e angoscia decide di andare a cercarlo in Sud America.