Corpo Celeste (2011)

Not Rated   |    |  Drama


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Thirteen year-old Marta has recently moved back to southern Italy with her mother and older sister and struggles to find her place, restlessly testing the boundaries of an unfamiliar city and the catechism of the Catholic church.


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20 September 2018 | silvasiembra
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| Life paradox in film
This is the movie which can be discuss for years to come. A young pre-adolescent girl from Switzerland, where there is freedom of religion, who goes to Catholic dominated Italy to live with her Mother and older Sister who pesters her. Imagine the cultural shock of a contrast country. Add to this, the coming of adolescent age with its confusion and rebellion. Survival is challenging despite the indoctrination of a religious sense to keep people living within the teachings of the church. One sees a battle between moral values and self preservation. Plus, the struggle of an innocent child who wants to live the right way in a world that acts on human self righteousness and desires. This film will take you on a ride which leaves you in a hopeless state of not knowing who to believe or what to believe. Yet, among all the world lust, hypocritical situations, and unfairness... we can survive. We are a miracle. Especially when we put our faith in spiritual understanding. A thought provoking film which will question your own beliefs and understanding.

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Release Date:

20 May 2011

Language

Italian


Country of Origin

Italy, Switzerland, France

Filming Locations

Reggio Calabria, Calabria, Italy

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,263 10 June 2012

Gross USA:

$8,919

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$347,600

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