CreatorTempesta e RAI Cinema presentano ; una produzione Tempesta / Carlo Cresto-Dino ; prodotto da Tempesta con RAI Cinema ; in coproduzione con Amka Films Productions & Pola Pandora Filmproduktion [and three others] ; scritto e diretto da Alice Rohrwacher ; prodotto da Carlo Cresto-Dina ; prodotto da Karl "Baumi" Bamgartner, Tiziana Soudani, Michael Weber
The film centers on a family of beekeepers living in stark isolation in the Tuscan countryside. The dynamic of their overcrowded household is disrupted by the simultaneous arrival of a silently troubled teenage boy taken in as a farmhand and a reality TV show intent on showcasing the family. Both intrusions are of particular interest to the eldest daughter, who is struggling to find her footing in the world, and Rohrwacher conveys her adolescent sense of wonder and confusion with graceful naturalism.
Special features: Deleted scenes ; photo gallery video ; a view from inside Cannes ; Bee city (1951, 11 min., black and white), an episode of the television series John Kiernan's kaleidoscope, and is a humorous look at the life of the bee; theatrical trailer.
DVD; NTSC; all regions; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround and stereo.
In Italian, French and German, with optional subtitles in English.
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