Il papà di Giovanna (Giovanna’s Father). 2008. Italy. Directed by Pupi Avati. Screenplay by Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati. With Silvio Orlando, Francesca Neri, Ezio Greggio. DCP. In Italian; English subtitles. 104 min.
Alba Rohrwacher plunges unnervingly into madness as the volatile teenage daughter of an overprotective teacher in fascist Bologna, a breakthrough performance for which she won Italy’s prestigious David di Donatello Award. Courtesy Istituto Luce Cinecittà and Duea Film