Vergine Giurata (Sworn Virgin)

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Director: Laura Bispuri
Cast: Alba Rohrwacher, Lars Eidinger, Flonja Kodheli, Emily Ferratello, Luan Jaha
Year: 2015
Duration: 85'
Tickets: Online and Location
Cost: Cost: $10 General, $8 SDIFF Members, Students & Military

An old Balkan tradition allows women who renounce their femininity and take a vow of chastity to live their lives out as men, with all the freedoms only men enjoy. Mark, born Hana, is one of these sworn virgins. After thirty plus years of living in an Albanian mountain town, Mark is haunted by memories of his estranged sister who escaped their fiercely patriarchal society for Italy. In a tentative journey to Milan, faced with a strange new world, Mark begins to reclaim his original identity as Hana.

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Credits
Directed by: Laura Bispuri
Screenplay: Laura Bispuri, Francesca Manieri, from the novel by Elvira Dones with the same title
Editing: Carlotta Cristiani, Jacopo Quadri
Cinematography: Vladan Radovic
Music: Nando di Cosimo
Cast: Alba Rohrwacher, Lars Eidinger, Flonja Kodheli, Emily Ferratello, Luan Jaha
Producer: Marta Donzelli, Gregorio Paonessa, Robert Budina, Sabina Kodra, Dan Wechsler, Michael Weber, Viola F├╝gen
Production: Vivo Film, Colorado Film, Rai Cinema, Erafilm Production, Bord Cadre films
Distribution: The Match Factory
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By: San Diego Italian Film Festival

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