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  • 121 min
  • Italy, Belgium, France
  • Society
  • 12 years
  • 3 Screenings
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Can dreams become reality? Is Europe a paradise? 16-year-old Seyduo and his cousin Mousa have saved just enough money for the journey from Senegal to Europe. It turns out to be a much more dangerous journey than they anticipated - and there is no turning back.

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Matteo Garrone is one of Italy's leading filmmakers, known for critically acclaimed gangster films such as Gomorra (2008) and Dogman (2018). In his latest film, Io capitano, he uses magical realism, magnificent landscapes, and intense portrayals, not to shock, but to provide insight into what it might mean to seek a seemingly better life.

The film is nominated for an Academy Award for Best International Film. It gives a close-up view of contemporary issues, seen through the eyes of people experiencing the crisis.


Tuesday 05. march 18.00 18.00 Prinsen 3
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Thursday 07. march 21.00 21.00 Prinsen 3
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Sunday 10. march 18.30 18.30 Prinsen 2
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Original title IO CAPITANO
Director Matteo GARRONE
Year 2023
Length 121 min
Country Italy, Belgium, France
Language wolof
Subtitles english
Cast Seydou SARR, Moustapha FALL, Bamar KANE