EXCLUSIVE: Deadline has your first look trailer at Cannes competition title Nostalgia, directed by Italian helmer Mario Martone.
The story follows Felice Lasco, played by Pierfrancesco Favino, who, after living 40 years abroad, returns to Naples and discovers again places and codes of the city, facing a past that eats him away.
The film, which is being sold by Italy’s True Colours, sees Martone return to the Cannes competition section 27 years after his adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s Troubling Love played on the Croisette in 1995. The Naples native also screened The Scent Of Blood in Directors’ Fortnight in 2004.
Nostalgia is based on the book of the same name by Ermanno Rea and was written by Martone with Ippolita Di Maio.
Additional cast include Francesco Di Leva, Tommaso Ragno and Aurora Quattrocchi. Picomedia, Mad Entertainment in association with Medusa Film It’s a co-production with Rosebud Entertainment Pictures. Film is set to be released in Italy via Medusa on May 25.
Check out the trailer above.
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