FAI BEI SOGNI (2016)
A film by Marco Bellocchio
Cast: Bérénice Bejo, Valerio Mastandrea, Fabrizio Gifuni, Emmanuelle Devos
English title: Sweat Dreams.
Here is the life of journalist Massimo Gramellini’s autobiographic novel Sweet Dreams, Little One, made into a movie by Marco Bellocchio.
At the age of nine, Massimo’s mother (Barbara Ronchi) dies. This tragic event haunts Massimo from his childhood to his adult years. He becomes a journalist. 30 years later he discover this little secret about his family. You first see the life of Massimo with his mother and the love she had for him. You see sweet dreams are the words that little Massimo’s mother whispered into his ear while he was sleeping, before she took her last breath. Lost without his mother Massimo was forced to grow up under that dark cloud of anguish. Because he was shy he sank refuge to his own imagination. He is having a hard time letting go the death of his mother despise all the success a s a journalist. One day he meets Elisa (Bérénice Bejo), a young doctor, this allows him to come to terms with that childhood secret. Bejo here doe know how to speak Italian, Espagnol, she is Argentinian and she is married the French director Academy award winner for the film L’artist Michel Hazanavicius one of those actress that I love . Fai Bei sogni is a human tragedy, a tender movie that open the Cannes Film festival in 2016. A beautiful film.