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When the father of the Guerrasio family suddenly disappears, following a big celebration, his 15-year-old daughter Chiara launches her own investigation, searching for answers. Faced with the solution to the dark riddle, she is forced to decide what kind of future she wants for herself. A Chiara (Directors’ Fortnight 2021 – Europa Cinemas Label) is a thrilling drama about the loss of innocence, and the third part of Carpignano’s trilogy (Mediterranea – ZFF 2015; A Ciambra – ZFF 2017) about the disparate communities of the Italian port city of Gioia Tauro, burdened by poverty, racism and crime.
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Born in 1984 and divides his time between the US and Italy. His films have been screened at renowned film festivals such as Cannes, Venice and SXSW. Author of feature films Mediterranea (2015), A Ciambra (Cannes 2017 – Directors’ Fortnight – Europa Cinemas Label prize) and A Chiara (Cannes 2021 – Directors’ Fortnight – Europa Cinemas Label prize), comprising the so-called Calabrian trilogy about life in the Italian city of Gioia Tauro.