30.09. - 09.10.2021

Misunderstood France, Italy 2014 | 110 min | OV | Colour | FF 2014

Asia Argento

Asia Argento (*1975) writes screenplays and works as a director, producer, singer, model and actress, also appearing in the films of her father, Giallo legend Dario Argento. After Scarlet Diva (Filmfest Hamburg 2000) and Das Herz ist eine hinterlistige Person [The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things] (2004) Misunderstood is her third feature film as director.

Asia Argento

rated for 0 + years
Rome, 1984: Aria is nine, smitten with the coolest boy in her school and a pawn in the divorce of her eccentric parents. Her mother (Charlotte Gainsbourg) is a celebrated pianist, her father (Gabriel Garko) a well-known actor – and the daughter is just in the way of her Bohemian parents, unable to expect any sympathy or understanding at home. So she roams the streets with her black cat, making her first experiences of freedom and loneliness, punks and cigarettes in the colourful surroundings of 1980s Rome. Asia Argento has created a great drama about a little girl by concentrating solely on the perspective of the 9-year old and her chaotic feelings.
Original title: Incompresa
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Caleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Asia Argento
Screenplay: Asia Argento, Barbara Alberti
Cast: Giulia Salerno, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gabriel Garko, Carolina Poccioni, Anna Lou Castoldi, Alice Pea
Producer: Lorenzo Mieli, Mario Gianani, Eric Heumann, Maurice Kantor
Director of Photography: Nicola Pecorini
Music: Brian Molko, Asia Argento, James Marlon Magas, Gilles Weinzaepflen, Justin Pearson, Luke Henshaw, Gabriel Serbian
Production Design: Eugenia F. di Napoli
Editor: Filippo Barbieri
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Rapid Eye Movies GmbH
World Sales: Other Angle Pictures
Production: Wildside; Paradis Films; Orange Studio
Contact: Olivier Alboul, Other Angle Pictures:


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