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Vasco Rossi and Ivan Cotroneo in Lucky Red’s catalogue

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Vasco Rossi and Ivan Cotroneo in Lucky Red’s catalogue

Questa storia qua, a documentary about Vasco Rossi (photo), and La kryptonite nella borsa, the first work by writer and screenwriter Ivan Cotroneo, are next season’s most anticipated releases for distribution and production house Lucky Rednews).

Questa storia qua, an intimate and unedited portrait of the greatest Italian rock star on the eve of his 60th birthday will be in cinemas from Wednesday, 7 September. "We are preparing a special event with a targeted launch," hinted Lucky Red’s President Andrea Occhipinti, "and the film will only be showing for two weeks". The documentary, produced by Indigo Film and directed by Alessandro Paris and Sibylle Righetti, may be presented at the next Venice Film Festival. br>
November will see the release of Ivan Cotroneo’s directing debut (screenwriter, amongst many, for I am Love [+see also:
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and Loose Cannons [+see also:
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), which is based on his own novel. "The film is a comedy set in Naples in 1973," explained the author, "the main character is a young guy who goes around the city streets believing himself to be Superman and checking in people’s handbags for any kryptonite that might kill him." This "coming-of-age story, which is also interesting for adults" stars Libero de Rienzo, Cristiana Capotondi, Valeria Golino, Luca Zingaretti, Fabrizio Gifuni and the very young Luigi Catani. Produced by Indigo Film.

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Other upcoming Lucky Red releases include Sex and Zen 3D, on 30 September, ("After that, we will not distribute any more 3D films," assured Occhipinti); Arietty by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, produced by the master Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli, on the 14 October; French films Little White Lies [+see also:
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by Guillaume Canet on 19 Novemer and Romantics Anonymous [+see also:
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by Jean-Pierre Améris at Christmas. The comedy Almeno tu nell'universo by Andrea Biglione and horror film Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, produced by Guillermo del Toro, will instead be released by Key Films.

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(Translated from Italian)

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