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La Pivellina
Feature Film, AT/IT 2009, Farbe, 100 min., OmdU
Diagonale 2022

Director: Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel
Script: Tizza Covi
Cast: Patrizia Gerardi, Tairo Caroli, Asia Crippa, Walter Saabel
Camera: Rainer Frimmel
Editor: Tizza Covi
Location Sound: Tizza Covi
Producers: Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel
Production: Vento Film


La Pivellina is Tizza Covi’s and Rainer Frimmel’s third collaborative film. The Austrian–South Tyrolean filmmaking duo was so impressed by the people from their documentary Babooska that they chose to also set their first feature film, La Pivellina, in the circus milieu and cast it with amateur actors. For La Pivellina, the filmmakers were awarded their second Großer Diagonale-Preis at the Diagonale’10.

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