Giò is a 13-year-old girl living in Southern Italy. She is the head of a boys’ gang and is secretly in love with the young Paola. To win her heart, Giò is even ready to compete with her male opponents. Then, in the last day of summer, innocence ends.
(Brindisi, Italy, 1978-Rome, Italy, 2020) graduated with a degree in directing from the international school of documentary filmmaking, Zelig. While an undergraduate (2007-2010) she made the documentaries Pater Noster, Mio sovversivo amore and My Marlboro City, selected for numerous international festivals. In 2013, her film Dal profondo (Solinas Prize for best documentary) won the Prospettive Italia Doc Prize at the Rome Film Festival. The following year, the film garnered a Special Mention at the Silver Ribbons and a David di Donatello nomination. In 2016, Pedicini made her first short fiction film, Era ieri, which screened at the International Critics’ Week at Venice. Her her first feature-length fiction film, Where the Shadows Fall, screeed at Venice Days in 2017, and her last documetary Faith at the Critic’s Film Week of the Berlinale in 2020. She died at 42 in November 2020.
Pater Noster (doc, 2009), Mio sovversivo amore (doc, 2010), My Marlboro City (doc, 2011), Dal profondo (doc, 2013), Era ieri (cm, 2016), Dove cadono le ombre (2017), Faith (doc, 2020).