LIFF18 The Girl in the Fog

R18+ 128 mins

About the film

Director: Donato Carrisi
Actors: Toni Servillo, Jean Reno
A hazy mountain village, a tight-knit community, an enigmatic detective. Donato Carrisi makes his directorial debut with this riveting adaptation of his best-selling eponymous novel, The Girl in the Fog, which sold three million copies worldwide and made him one of Italy’s most beloved thriller authors.

Winner of Best New Director at the 2018 Italian Academy (David di Donatello) Awards, The Girl in the Fog brings us to a remote mountain village where the inscrutable Detective Vogel (Toni Servillo, also in Loro, The Great Beauty LIFF13) is investigating the sudden disappearance of a teenage girl. Two days before Christmas, fifteen-year-old Anna Lou disappears in the mountains of Avechot. But the fog that has swallowed her hides a greater mystery. In Avechot nothing is what it seems and nobody tells the whole truth. In this mystery, every deception hides another more perverse one…

Served by multi-award winning actors (Servillo, Jean Reno, Léon: The Professional, 1994) and a storyline just as cunning as its characters, The Girl in the Fog is an entertaining and complex story where misleading red herrings and brilliant twists keep you guessing until the very end.

“A thrilling debut.” - Cineuropa

WINNER: Best New Director - Italian Academy (David di Donatello) Awards 2018
NOMINATED: Best Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Editing - Italian Academy (David di Donatello) Awards 2018
NOMINATED: Best New Director, Best Actor - Nastri d’Argento Awards

Italian with English subtitles

Show Times

Thu Sep 20
Sat Sep 22
Thu Sep 27
Mon Oct 1
Tue Oct 9

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