La Biennale di Venezia – Biennale College Cinema



Theater screening

11/03 18:00–

Online Screening


Japan premiere* The film contains explicit sex scenes.

In the quiet countryside of Italy, Giulio and Lia stumbles into a precarious summer...

One summer, 19-year-old Giulio decided to stay home and help his parents out at their farm instead of going on vacation. Suddenly, 20-year-old Lia arrives in the small vacation home next door which has been unoccupied for a while. Slowly, Giulio befriends grumpy and introverted Lia... Despite seeming like a simple boy-meets-girl movie at first glance, the film reveals Lia’s deep-rooted family issues through their time in the den. With a quiet and peaceful countryside as the backdrop, witness the couple spend a delicate and precarious season together. * The film contains explicit sex scenes.

Director Beatrice Baldacci

Actor Irene Vetere,Lorenzo Aloi,Helene Nardini, Elisa Di Eusanio, Paolo Ricci, Federico Rosati

Italy| 2021| 88min| | |

  • Love romance
  • Human drama


Beatrice Baldacci [Film Director]

Baldacci was born in Italy in 1993. While studying directing and photography in Rome, she made fiction short film Corvus Corax which was screened in numerous festivals. After gaining experience on set, in 2019, she releases an autobiographical short film Supereroi senza Superpoteri which won the Premio Zavattini 18/19. The film had its world premiere at in the Orizzonti section of the 76th Venice International Film Festival where it won a FEDIC Special Mention as the best short film of the exhibition. In 2021, she directed her first feature La Tana which was developed within the Biennale College Cinema program 2020/21 and premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.


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