Fabio Grassadonia & Antonio Piazza
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Festivals / Awards

Cannes : Grand Prix Semaine de la Critique
Prix de la Révélation France 4

Original title : SALVO
Drama | 2013 | 109'
Director: Fabio Grassadonia & Antonio Piazza
Countries of production : Italy - france
Cast: Saleh Bakri, Sara Serraiocco, Luigi Lo Cascio, Mario Pupella
HD - Color - Italian

A hit man for the Sicilian Mafia, Salvo is solitary, cold and
ruthless. When he sneaks into a house to eliminate a man, he
discovers Rita, a young blind girl who powerlessly stands by
while her brother is assassinated. Salvo tries to close those
disturbing eyes, staring at him yet unseeing. Something
impossible happens. Rita’s eyes see for the first time. Salvo
decides to spare her life.
From then on, these two beings, both haunted by the world
they belong to, are linked to each other forever.

Other credits
  • Production: Acaba Produzioni - Crisaldi Pictures
  • Coproduction: Mact Productions - Cité Films
  • Script writers: Fabio Grassadonia - Antonio Piazza
  • Photo: Daniele Cipri
  • Music: Pasquale Catalano