10-year-old Michele fills long summer days riding his bike and running through wheat fields in rural southern Italy. However his playful days are interrupted with the discovery of a hole in one of the fields, revealing a young boy of similar age chainedand imprisoned. Michele attempts to befriend the starving boy and the plot unravels to reveal shocking secrets about the adults in the village. Stunning cinematography powerfully frames this loss-ofinnocence story against the rural Italian landscape.
Revision Workshop, IFIAn hour-long revision workshop exploring key moments will take place after the screening. Film and workshop €8 per student. Booking essential, places limited.
Screening as part of the IFI Education 2014 Spring/Summer Programme.
IFI Screening: May 1st, 10.30am
Also showing at:
Portlaoise, Dunamaise Arts Centre Mar 12. Booking through Dunamaise Arts Centre on 057 866 3355Thurles, Source Arts Centre Mar 26. Booking through Source Arts Centre on 0504 90204