Filmfest 2016

German Age Rating

Film Website

The flowers of love blossom even in the shadow of the walls of a juvenile prison: Daphne, behind bars for robbery, falls in love with mugger Josh. But male and female inmates are housed separately. Instead of physically, they can only make contact via looks, thoughts, secret messages. After conducting in-depth research in a real juvenile prison, the filmmakers spun a moving Romeo and Juliet tale of desire – for love and freedom.

tags: Youth/Coming of Age, Love, Feature film, Crime/Murder

Cast: Daphne Scoccia, Josciua Algeri, Laura Vasiliu, Francesca Riso, Klea Marku


Screenplay: Claudio Giovannesi, Filippo Gravino, Antonella Lattanzi

Director of Photography: Daniele Cipri

Composer: Claudio Giovannesi, Andrea Moscianese

Production Designer: Daniele Frabetti

Costume Design: Olivia Bellini

Sound: Domenico Granata

Producer: Rita Rognoni

Production Company: Pupkin Production

Co-Producer: Carlo Brancaleoni

Co-Production Company: Rai Cinema, IBC Movie

World Sales: Rai Com

Director: Claudio Giovannesi


Claudio Giovannesi, writer-director and musician, was born in Rome in 1978. He finished studying literature 2002 and then enrolled at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome to study directing. He also studied jazz guitar at Rome’s Saint Louis College of Music. His coming-of-age drama ALÌ HA GLI OCCHI AZZURRI (2012) screened at several festivals.