IL MIO CORPO

Director: Michele Pennetta

Producer(s): Joëlle Bertossa of Close Up Films and Giovanni Pompili of Kino produzioni

Total Runtime: 80

Locations(s): Sicily

Language(s): Sicilian, Pidgin

Synopsis: Oscar, not quite a child anymore, scavenges for scrap metal for his father. He spends his life in improvised landfills among what remains of leftovers. Worlds apart, yet close-by, there is Stanley. He tidies the church in exchange for a monetized hospitality, picks fruits, herds sheep: anything that keeps his foreign body busy. Oscar, the young Sicilian, and Stanley the Nigerian don’t seem to have much in common. Except for the feeling of being thrown into the world, to suffer the same refusal, the same overwhelming wave of choices imposed on them by others.