SELFIE

a film by

Agostino Ferrente

SYNOPSIS

Alessandro and Pietro are 16 years-old and live in Naples, district of Traiano where, In the summer of 2014, Davide Bifolco, also 16, died, shot while being pursued by a policeman who mistook him for a fugitive. They are inseparable friends, Alessandro works as a waiter in a bar, Pietro dreams to become a hairdresser. Alessandro and Pietro accept the director’s proposal to shoot themselves with an iPhone, commenting live on their own daily experiences, their close friendship, their neighbourhood – now empty, in the middle of summer – and the tragedy that ended Davide’s life.

2019 – France / Italy – 78 min

Production : Magneto and Arte France

International Sales : Deckert Distribution GmbH

FESTIVAL

Berlinale 2019 – Panorama