EN – Screenings – A Chiara
by Jonas Carpignano
Movies for Middle school
Fiction / Italy / 2021 / 2h01
With a Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2021 prize under its belt, this film takes us deep into the Italian Mafia. An intense, fast-paced drama that challenges the place of family and its role in the construction of the self.
16-Year-old Chiara lives with her family in a small Calabrian town. The whole clan comes together for her sister’s 18th birthday party. The next day, her father Claudio disappears without a trace. Chiara decides to investigate and search for him. As she gets closer to the truth surrounding the mystery of her father’s disappearance, she begins to realise her own fate.