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Sicilian Ghost Story (2017)

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Against a heavy cloak of secrecy, a 12-year-old girl smitten with her handsome classmate ventures deeper and deeper into the enchanted Sicilian forests to find him, unaware of just how thick is the mystery behind his strange disappearance.
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Cast overview:
Julia Jedlikowska Julia Jedlikowska ... Luna
Gaetano Fernandez Gaetano Fernandez ... Giuseppe
Corinne Musallari Corinne Musallari ... Loredana
Andrea Falzone Andrea Falzone ... Nino
Federico Finocchiaro Federico Finocchiaro ... Calogero
Lorenzo Curcio Lorenzo Curcio ... Mariano
Vincenzo Amato ... Padre di Luna
Sabine Timoteo Sabine Timoteo ... Madre di Luna
Filippo Luna ... U'Nanu
Baldassare Tre Re Baldassare Tre Re ... Venatura
Rosario Terranova Rosario Terranova ... Scannacristiani
Gabriele Falsetta Gabriele Falsetta ... Giufà
Vincenzo Crivello Vincenzo Crivello ... Il Tedesco
Dino Santoro Dino Santoro ... Chiodo (as Corrado Santoro)
Antonio Prester Antonio Prester ... Nonno di Giuseppe
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Storyline

In a little Sicilian village at the edge of a forest, Giuseppe, a boy of 13, vanishes. Luna, his classmate who loves him, refuses to accept his mysterious disappearance. She rebels against the silence and complicity that surround her, and to find him she descends into the dark world which has swallowed him up and which has a lake as its mysterious entrance. Only their indestructible love will be able to bring her back along.

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Italy | France | Switzerland

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 May 2017 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Duhovi sa Sicilije See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€41,087 (Italy), 21 May 2017, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,324, 2 December 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,884, 13 December 2018
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The story was inspired by the real life abduction and murder of the son of a Mafia informant in 1993. See more »

Goofs

When going back to the forest Luna retrieves Giuseppe's backpack and finds a figurine of Son Goku with blue hair. Then Luna and Loredana dye their hair blue like the toy. Son Goku appears in Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Kai, Dragon Ball GT, Dragon Ball Super. The movie takes place in the 90's and Son Goku did not achieve the blue hair transformation yet. Blue hair is a new transformation that appeared with Dragon Ball Super which has been released only in 2015. They should have referred to Dragon Ball Z and a yellow hair transformation (the only one known in the 90's for Sayans like Son Goku). See more »

Soundtracks

Safe With Me
Performed by Anja Plaschg (as Soap&Skin)
Written, Produced & Performed by Anja Plaschg (as Anja Plaschg aka Soap&Skin)
(C) Strictly Confidential
Diritti per l'italia: Accordo Edizioni Musicali
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Magnifico!
25 October 2017 | by faridtolouiSee all my reviews

This movie reminded me of Pan's Labyrinth. Few films show children trying to cope with the loss of a loved one, it was interesting to see how they differ from adults. The cinematography and acting were top notch. I am obsessed with the song "Stay With Me" from the soundtrack by Soap&Skin. The movie stays with you long after the credits have finished rolling.


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