Director: Cristiano Bortone
Cast: Dario Aita, Miriam Dalmazio, Ennio Fantastichini, Koen de Bouw, Hichem Yacoubi , Arne de Tremerie, Zhuo Tan, Lu Fangsheng and Li Yimo
Screenwriters: Cristiano Bortone, Annalaura Ciervo, Matthew Thompson, Shi Minghua, Shi Minghui
DOP: Vladan Radovic
Art director: Ilaria Sadun, Kurt Rigolle, Yading Li
Costumes: Eva Coen, Vanessa Evrard, Iris Wu
Editing: Claudio Di Mauro
Music: Teho Teardo - Edizioni Musicali Curci
Casting: Lilia Trapani, Sien Teijssen, Jessica Kam
Sound: Stefano Campus, Jan Samson, Guiao Wan

Sommeliers say that coffee has three flavors: bitter, sour and fragrant. Through the common element of such evocative product, the film tells three stories set in three parts of the world very far from each other, three destinies that intertwine expressing the uncertainty of our confused times.


Special Event - Venice Days 2016

In competition International Perspective - San Paolo Festival 2016

David di Donatello - Nomination as Best Producer

Pellicola d'Oro Award - Ennio Fantastichini Nomination as Best Actor

In competition Beijing Film Festival 2017

Media Award Nomination - Shanghai International Film Festival

Ennio Fantastichini - Silver Ribbon Nomination as Best Supporting Actor

Festival of Festivals - Cairo International Film Festival

Technical information

Original title: Caffè
Original version: Italian/Chinese/French
Country: Italy/China/Belgium
Colour: Colour
Year of production: 2016
Lenght: 107'
Release format: DCP
Sound: Dolby Atmos

Production information

Production: Orisa Produzioni
In co-production with: Savage Film, Road Pictures, China Blue Film
In collaboration with: Rai Cinema and D'Hive
With the support of Italian Ministry of Culture, IDM - South Tirol, Screen Flanders, Antwerp Film Bonus, Belgian Tax Credit
International sales agent: TVCO

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