• Sicilian Ghost Story
  • Sicilian Ghost Story
  • Sicilian Ghost Story

Sicilian Ghost Story

by Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza New World View: Italy

In a small Sicilian village, 13-year-old Giuseppe disappears without trace. The kidnapping is meant to silence his father, a former Mafioso who now collaborates with the police. As the weeks pass without any sign of life from Giuseppe, life in the village returns to normal. Only Giuseppe's classmate Luna refuses to accept his disappearance. In order to find him, she descends into the dark world that swallowed him herself. Oscillating between true crime drama and fairytale, and filled with imagination and empathy, SICILIAN GHOST STORY picks up on the widely discussed atrocity of organised crime that shook Italy in the 1990s.


  • Genre: Drama
  • Country, Year: Italy, France, Switzerland, 2017
  • Runtime: 122 Min
  • Languages: Italian
  • Subtitles: English
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  • Directors: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza
  • Cast: Julia Jedlikowska, Gaetano Fernandez, Corinne Musallari, Vincenzo Amato, Sabine Timoteo
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  • Screenplay: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza
  • Cinematography: Luca Bigazzi
  • Editor: Cristiano Travaglioli
  • Sound: Guillaume Sciamà
  • Music: Soap & Skin, Anton Spielman
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  • Producers: Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima, Carlotta Calori, Massimo Cristaldi
  • Co-Producers: Antoine De Clermont Tonnerre, Elda Guidinetti, Andres Pfaeffli
  • Executive Producer: Francesco Tatò
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  • Production Companies: Indigo Film, CRISTALDIFILM, Rai Cinema, Mact Productions, JPG Films, Ventura Film SA, RSI Radiotelevisione Svizzera, SRG SSR
  • World Sales: The Match Factory GmbH
  • Swiss Distribution: Filmcoopi Zürich AG
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