The Clear Side (first feature)

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The Clear Side (Il lato chiaro)

The Clear Side (Il lato chiaro)

original title:

IL LATO CHIARO

directed by:

cinematography:

set design:

Gaia Mussi, Aurelia Laurenti

costume design:

Gianluca De Fazi

country:

Italy

year:

2007

film run:

81'

format:

Mini DV - colour

aspect ratio:

4:3

festivals & awards:

  • FESTIVAL CINEMA NOUVELLE GENERATION - LYON: In Competition

Ewa is a polish nurse,now living in italy,who,due to her job,meets Stefano,a rich man who works in a financial institute where he “handles money for other people”. Marco is ewa’s boyfriend ,and amateur actor who runs a security agency providing bouncer to night clubs. Ewa starts a relationship with Stefano, dumps Marco and disappears with 20 millions euros stolen from the place where Stefano works. the big wheels from the institute doesn’t want the thing to leak -probably dirty money- and hire a young and not well-known detective... what has happened? What ties the characters together? who tricked who? It's the story of a big fraud…two men and a woman brought together by jealousy, interest, feelings, doubt…..