Bahrain Cinema Club
Wednesday, January 25, 7pm
Film: The Hand of God (2021)
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Duration: 2 hr 10 mins
Cast: Filippo Scotti, Toni Servillo, Teresa Saponangelo, Marlon Joubert, Luisa Ranieri
Plot: Set in 1980s Naples, Italy, The Hand of God follows Fabietto Schisa, a teenager with an eccentric family. It is a family full of daily dramas, laughter and love. The arrival of soccer legend Diego Maradona to join the Napoli football club is a catalyst in Fabietto’s life and his coming-of-age is like no other.
Awards: The Italian film was nominated for Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe awards. At the Venice Film Festival, it won the Grand Jury Award, Pasinetti Award for Best Film, Pasinetti Award for Best Actress and Marcello Mastroianni Award, while also being nominated for the Golden Lion Award for Best Film.
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