Mondocane

Mondocane – Ottawa Premiere the Week of June 3!

Advance tickets now available for Mondocane!

Taranto is a ghost town that no one dares to enter. The poorest are left fighting for survival, while gangs are competing for territory. Two thirteen-year-old orphans, who grew up together, dream of joining one of the gangs. Italian with English subtitles.

From Berlin Interfilm Festival, Capalbio Cinema, and Strasbourg Film Festival award winning director Alessandro Celli!

Venice Film Festival: Best Film, Grand Prize nominee!
Golden Ciak Awards: Best First Feature, Cinematography, Actress (Barbara Ronchi), Actor (Alessandro Borghi) nominee!

“Alessandro Celli’s debut is a dystopic but fun film which light-heartedly reflects upon the present while warning us about the future” (Cineuropa)

“Recalling everything from Mad Max to Lord of the Flies, from Oliver Twist to Waterworld, director Alessandro Celli’s thrilling feature debut is a stylish post-apocalyptic vision and an inspiring testament to the power of friendship in an unjust world.” (Kino Lorber)

*Please take note that doors open 30 minutes before showtimes. We encourage people to arrive early. We have a small box office, a small candy bar, and a single-screen cinema, meaning that when most of an audience shows up a few minutes before showtime, it causes a bottleneck. If possible, we appreciate you arriving a little bit early to pick out your seat and get your popcorn. Thanks for your help!

In the near future, a small town is surrounded by barbed wire that no one, not even the police, dares to cross. The poorest are left fighting for survival, while gangs compete for the territory. Two thirteen-year-old orphans who grew up together, dream of joining one of the gangs.
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