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Summer Games - (Giochi d'estate)

Summer Games - (Giochi d'estate) 

Drama, Romance - France
2 hours 21 min  |  2011
SYNOPSIS:
The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic's parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at reconciliation, their 12-year-old son tries to come to terms with his father's traumatizing violent outbursts in games with other children. He tries to teach Marie, who is of his age and suffers from her own relationship with her father, to feel nothing. In fact, both of them are transformed by their experience of the joys and pains of first love. A film about the first steps towards a life of one's own.


Director: Rolando Colla
Stars: Fiorella Campanella, Armando Condolucci, Alessia Barela

AWARDS:
Swiss Film Prize 2012

Best Screenplay:
Pilar Anguita-MacKay (writer) 
Rolando Colla (director) 
Peacock Film AG (production company) 

Best Film:
Rolando Colla
 
Best Cinematography:
Lorenz Merz