Original title : La terra dei figli

Country : Italy

Year : 2021

Run time : 1hr58

Version : in Italian, subtitled in Eng. and Fr.

Rating : +12

Director : Claudio Cupellini

Producers : Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima, Carlotta Calori

Scenario : Guido Iuculano, Filippo Gravino, Claudio Cupellini

Actors : Leon de la Vallée, Paolo Pierobon, Maria Roveran

Sales : True Colours

Distribution : Condor Films

Selected filmography : The Beginners (2015)

The Land of the Sons

A man and his son live a sparse life in the swamps, at some distance from other rare survivors of a mysterious cataclysm. When the father disappears, the illiterate teenager seeks help with reading his notebook. This is a dangerous undertaking at a time when civilisation has given way to animal instincts, but one that will bring him closer to a humanity he knew nothing about. In adapting Gipi’s graphic novel The Land of the Sons (La terra dei figli), Claudio Cupellini reclaims Italian post-apocalyptic cinema using a naturalistic approach, with scenes both raw and intense, and a pronounced taste for contemplation