A FILM BY: Gianfranco Rosi

Official Academy Award Submission - Italy - Best International Film

Filmed over three years on the borders between Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria and Lebanon, Notturno captures the everyday life that lies behind the continuing tragedy of civil wars, ferocious dictatorships, foreign invasions and the murderous apocalypse of ISIS. Gianfranco Rosi (SACRO GRA, Venice Golden Lion Winner, FIRE AT SEA, Berlin Golden Bear winner and Oscar® nominee) constructs a sublime cinematic journey through the region finding peace and light within the chaos and despair in the aftermath of war. A mosaic of intimate moments and luminous images, Notturno is a profound and urgent cinematic achievement, from a master of the documentary form.

In Arabic and Kurdish with English subtitles

Technical Information

Production Year: 2021
Country of Origin: Italy
Language: Arabic
Run Time: 100 mins
Format: Digital