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Tommaso Trailer: Abel Ferrara Reteams with Willem Dafoe for Meta Italy-Set Tale

Tommaso Trailer: Abel Ferrara Reteams with Willem Dafoe for Meta Italy-Set Tale

Abel Ferrara is here to spice up the summer. Reteaming with Willem Dafoe following 4:44 Last Day on Earth, Pasolini, Go Go Tales, New Rose Hotel, and prior to Siberia, which recently premiered at Berlinale, they collaborated on Tommaso. The Cannes premiere, which opens on June 5 in Film at Lincoln Center’s Virtual Cinema via Kino Lorber, finds them going more meta than ever before, with Dafoe’s character playing a North American director living in Rome with his younger wife and their 3-year-old daughter. Ahead of the release, a new U.S. trailer and poster have arrived.

Rory O’Connor said in our review, “Most of this is a mirror of Ferrara’s own life: his move to Rome after U.S. funders stopped backing his movies following the 9/11 attacks; his struggles with addiction; his multiple marriages; his conversion to Buddhism and so on. Ferrara, a New York native, was

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