Ceci n'est pas un cannolo

Biografilm Italy

( / 2018 / 78’)

After they ate the fruit of sin, Adam and Eve find themselves in a marble cave in Sicily. Adam asks Eve a pear, but she claims she ate an apple: and that’s how it starts an endless fight between them. Italian artist Tea Falco goes back to her Sicily, investigating the most absurd characters of Catania. Among teenagers and exconvicts, scientists and unauthorized valets, sea dogs and transsexuals, this film is full of peculiar characters who express, sometimes in a grotesque way, the love for their land (and obviously for their cannoli): sometimes you can also hear them singing old folk songs: “Tu ti lamenti, ma che ti lamenti? Pigghia nu bastune e tira fora li denti…”

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