Elena Ferrante on Film

Directed by Roberto Faenza, Mario Martone
Film Movement
2018
200 Minutes
Italy
Italian
Drama
DVD
$24.95 Members
$34.95 Non-Members
Blu-ray
$39.95 Members
$49.95 Non-Members

TROUBLING LOVE SYNOPSIS:
What happened to Amalia? Who was with her the night she died? Her daughter Delia is saddened by the news, but not surprised. She considers her mother to be a disgrace even before she hears of the sordid circumstances of her death. Delia travels home to Naples for the funeral and tries to piece together her mother's recent life. By doing so, she starts to confront her childhood memories that shaped their family history. Based on the novel by best-selling author Elena Ferrante.

THE DAYS OF ABANDONMENT SYNOPSIS:
Olga's life is shattered when her husband abandons her, prompting her to fall into a period of self-degradation and self-destructive behaviors. Based on the novel by best-selling author Elena Ferrante.

DVD Features

32-page booklet containing Elena Ferrante's letters and script notes about the films (excerpted from Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey, published by Europa Editions, 2016).
Interviews with Troubling Love director Mario Martone, actress Anna Bonaiuto, and producer Andrea Occhipinti.
The Days of Abandonment: Interview Special featurette.
Elena and the Books featurette.

Sound: Stereo 2.0

Discs: 2

Blu-ray Features

32-page booklet containing Elena Ferrante's letters and script notes about the films (excerpted from Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey, published by Europa Editions, 2016).
Interviews with Troubling Love director Mario Martone, actress Anna Bonaiuto, and producer Andrea Occhipinti.
The Days of Abandonment: Interview Special featurette.
Elena and the Books featurette.

Sound: Stereo 2.0

Discs: 2

  • Highest Rating
    "Both [The Days of Abandonment and Troubling Love] are tour de forces, and harrowing tours of a feminine psyche under siege."
    , The Seattle Times

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Awards & Recognition

Nominated
Palme d'Or
Cannes Film Festival
Nominated
Golden Lion
Venice Film Festival

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