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COSMONAUT

by Susanna Nicchiarelli

synopsis

It was the years of the Space Race. As capitalist America and communist Russia compete for ideological pre-eminence through the conquest of the heavens, in Italy 15-year-old Luciana, fascinated by the proletariat who were launching their ideas beyond Earth, grows up in the Communist Party and struggles to affirm her feminine identity.

international title: Cosmonaut
original title: Cosmonauta
country: Italy
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Susanna Nicchiarelli
release date: IT 11/09/2009
screenplay: Susanna Nicchiarelli, Teresa Ciabatti
cast: Claudia Pandolfi, Sergio Rubini, Pietro Del Giudice, Miriana Raschillà, Susanna Nicchiarelli, Angelo Orlando
cinematography by: Gherardo Gossi
film editing: Stefano Cravero
art director: Alessandro Vannucci
costumes designer: Francesca Casciello
producer: Domenico Procacci
production: Fandango
backing: Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali
distributor: Fandango Distribuzione
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