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Viola, Franca

Sicily, 1965. When 17 year old Franca is pressured into marrying a jilted lover who kidnapped and raped her, she finds the strength to defy the status quo, and her act of defiance will set a precedent that will change Italian history forever. Based on a true story.

Writer & Director
Festivals & Awards


Marta Savina
Marta Savina, Andrea Brusa

Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival
Winner Best Narrative Short Traverse City Film Festival 

Nominated David di Donatello
Nominated Jury Prize Best Short Film Raindance Film Festival


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