Luzzu – OUT NOW
Directed by Alex CamilleriLUZZU IS OUT NOW ON DVD/VOD/EST
JESMARK SCICLUNA, MICHELA FARRUGIA, DAVID SCICLUNA
Rebecca Anastasi and Rahmin Bahrani (The White Tiger)
Jesmark, a struggling fisherman on the island of Malta, must make an agonising choice: repair his leaking luzzu – the traditional wooden fishing boat that has been in his family for generations – or decommission it and give in to the temptation of illicit dealing on the black market.
Featuring a Sundance Film Festival award-winning lead performance from Jesmark Scicluna – a non-professional actor and real-life fisherman – Alex Camilleri’s acclaimed debut feature takes inspiration from Italian Neorealist filmmakers and offers a glimpse into the beauty of an island rarely portrayed in cinema
DVD extras include exclusive Interview with Writer/ Director Alex Camilleri; Audio Commentary by Alex Camilleri; Test Footage ‘Lampuki’ & ‘Slipway’; Jesmark Scicluna Screen Test. Hard of Hearing subtitles and Audio Description .
WINNER Acting Award Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Award
NOMINEE Grand Jury Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Award
NOMINEE Best Picture Athens International Film festival
95mins approx. | Malta| Maltese with English Subtitles | Cert: 15
Peccadillo Panorama is the international cinema label from Peccadillo Pictures, bringing to audiences an exciting array of acclaimed and award-winning films from established and emerging talent.
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