There’s Nonetheless Tomorrow (C’è Ancora Domani), the shock field workplace hit that has taken Italian cinemas by storm, has grow to be a worldwide gross sales hit as properly, with worldwide distributors snatching up the historic dramedy from actress-turned-director Paola Cortellesi.
The black-and-white function is ready in Rome in 1946, a number of days earlier than the referendum to find out whether or not ladies will get the vote. Cortellesi stars as Delia, a girl affected by home abuse who longs for emancipation — each for herself and her daughter. Valerio Mastandrea, Emanuela Fanelli, Vinicio Marchioni, Giorgio Colangeli and Romana Maggiora Vergano co-star.
Imaginative and prescient Distribution, which is dealing with worldwide gross sales for There’s Nonetheless Tomorrow, tells THR Roma they’ve closed offers for the film for 18 international locations throughout three continents, together with with Limelight for Australia and New Zealand, Windfall Filmes — Pandora for Brazil — Swallow Wings Movies in Taiwan and Lev Cinema in Israel. The movie has almost offered out in Europe, with Common Footage taking it in France, BTeam Footage in Spain and Artwork Movie for the Netherlands. Consumers in Denmark (Future Movie), Sweden (Folkets Bio), Belgium (Arti Movie), Greece (Bizarre Wave), Hungary (Mozinet), Switzerland (Morandini Movie Distribution) and Finland and Norway (Future Movie ) all jumped on the historic function, whose mixture of comedy and romance in opposition to the grim post-WW2 setting has Cortellesi dubbing it “pink neorealism.”
“We knew we had a powerful story on our arms, with an authentic cinematic model and imaginative and prescient,” says Catia Rossi, head of worldwide gross sales at Imaginative and prescient Distribution. “[It’s] a common story that finds resonance with non-Italians as properly.”
Israeli purchaser Lev Cinema picked up There’s Nonetheless Tomorrow following its screening on the Haifa pageant when, Rossi says, “his 90-year-old mom, who was within the viewers on the finish of the screening, and with individuals nonetheless applauding, referred to as her son and informed him he had to purchase it in any respect prices.”
There’s Nonetheless Tomorrow, which opened this 12 months’s Rome Movie Pageant, is already essentially the most profitable Italian title of the 12 months, with a field workplace of 18.9 million euros ($20.6 million) and counting. Imaginative and prescient produced along with Fremantle-owned Italian firm Wildside, in collaboration with Netflix and Sky Italia. Imaginative and prescient is fielding curiosity from a number of U.S. distributors for the title.