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Pizzicata

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:February 3, 1999
Running time:93 minutes
Cast:Fabio Frascaro, Cosimo Cinieri, Chiara Torelli
Director:Edoardo Winspeare
Producer:Dieter Horres
Writer:Edoardo Winspeare

Description: Southern Italy, summer 1943. An American fighter plane is shot down and a lone Italian-American soldier parachutes to safety amid the vineyards and olive orchards that dot this sun-drenched landscape. Cared for by a peasant farmer and his daughters, Tony begins to discover his roots in a setting that is as lush and wildly romantic as it is fraught with danger. As he falls in love with one of the darkly beautiful daughters, he learns the pizzica, a traditional dance of courtship. A film filled with the sights, sounds and tastes of a still vibrant peasant culture.

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