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Io Capitano

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Genres: Drama
Starring: Issaka Sawadogo, Joseph Beddelem, Doodou Sagna, Hichem Yacoubi, and Moustapha Fall
Director: Matteo Garrone'
Plot Sypnosis:

Nominated for Best International Feature at the Academy Awards®, and from the acclaimed director of Gomorrah and Dogman, Io Capitano narrates the epic journey of a teenage boy and his cousin as they decide to leave Senegal for the promise of Europe. Throughout this compelling odyssey, the young man confronts a myriad of challenges, from the harsh realities of the desert to the harrowing experiences in Libyan detention centers and the risks of the open sea. Filmed over a span of 13 weeks in Senegal, Italy, and Morocco, with a cast of non-professional actors, this uplifting film ventures into the intricacies and contradictions of the human experience. Within the narrative, the aspirations, dreams, and ambitions of the main characters evolve into a gripping struggle for survival, reflecting the indomitable spirit of those who dare to seek a better life. Io Capitano stands as a powerful exploration of human resilience, navigating the delicate balance between hope and the unforgiving realities of the world.

Special Features:

  • Q&As with Seydou Sarr, Moustapha Fall, Mamadou Kouassi and Matteo Garrone
  • Theatrical Trailer
Release Details

Movie Release Year: 2023
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 121
Specs: Blu-ray
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p/MPEG-4 AVC
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.85:1