Heavenly Body
Film poster
Directed byAlice Rohrwacher
Written byAlice Rohrwacher
Produced byCarlo Cresto-Dina
StarringSalvatore Cantalupo
CinematographyHélène Louvart
Edited byMarco Spoletini
Music byPiero Crucitti
Release date
  • 17 May 2011 (2011-05-17) (Cannes)
  • 20 May 2011 (2011-05-20) (Italy)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

Heavenly Body (Italian: Corpo celeste) is a 2011 Italian drama film directed by Alice Rohrwacher.[1][2]

Plot

The film relates a young girl's experience of coming to age and receiving Confirmation. Her parish is run by a corrupt priest, Don Mario, and his helpers. The film covers her relationship not only with herself but with the alienating world which surrounds her, including the Catholic Church.

Cast

References

  1. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 154. ISBN 978-1908215017.
  2. ^ "The moon in May". BFI. Archived from the original on 11 February 2017. Retrieved 2 September 2012.