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Roberto Faenza is shooting Resilient - Production / Funding - Italy

Roberto Faenza is shooting Resilient - Production / Funding - Italy

The new film by the director of The Viceroys tells the story of Nobel medicine prize winner Mario Capecchi. An Italian-American co-production by Jean Vigo Italia and Rhino Films. Yesterday, 24 August, in Alto Adige, shooting started on Resilient, the new film by Roberto Faenza about the story of Italian geneticist Mario Capecchi. Produced by Elda Ferri and Milena Canonero for Jean Vigo Italia with Rai Cinema, and by Rex Glensy for the American production company Rhino Films, with the support of Idm Film Fund, the 19th film by the director of According to Pereira and The Viceroys is about the life and childhood of Mario Capecchi, Nobel medicine prize winner born in Italy from an American mother, poet and political activist, arrested by fascists in 1941 and later imprisoned in a German concentration camp. It is with this arrest when he was 5 years old that Mario’s life quickly...

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