The message is the same. The film shows the stark reality, and unfortunately is the true story of how people in these situations live. Your National Lottery funded project. When we began our informal interview a few weeks ago, Centamore at first seemed a man of few words, but then his pride and passion for his Sicilian culture took over and he shared some very special cinematic moments with me. Latest from the BFI Latest news, features and opinion. British certification and tax relief. Become a BFI Champion. Read industry research and statistics.
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Sicilian born actor Domenico Centamore is proud of his heritage and has worked on films that make strong statements against the corruption his culture has had to endure. Every time I see it, I still get emotional.
It was my first film, and remains in my heart for many reasons. When we began our informal interview a few weeks ago, Centamore at first seemed a man of few words, but then his pride and passion for his Sicilian culture took over and he shared some very special cinematic moments with me. Distribution and exhibition funding. Find out about international touring programmes. Skills and business development funding. It was a unique experience because all the actors, including Luigi Lo Cascio were just starting out.
Never forget these people who sacrificed so much for what they believed in … and we must keep their memory alive. Film industry statistics and reports. Your National Lottery funded project. Archive content sales and licensing. Skip to main content. Many never make it because of the dangerous conditions on the boats. Search for Lottery awards. It created an extraordinary atmosphere among the actors and we really felt that we were doing something important.
We traced his footsteps by shooting in the actual places in Cinisi the town in which the film was made where he spent time, and we got to know his mother. Centamore is currently working on two television projects. My character, Rosario was a member of the Carbone family.
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Courses, training and conferences for teachers. He cenfamore us recite our lines in Calabrian dialect, and for me it was my first acting experience that was not my dialect. Main navigation for mobiles. The film shows the stark reality, and unfortunately is the true story of how people in these situations live.
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Become a BFI Patron. So, this character, Peppino, really existed and as we were shooting around town, many people came up to us and told anecdotes about Peppino and the character that I play.
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I am from Scordia, which is located in the Sicilian province of Catania. Actor Domenico Centamore bares his soul Posted by: Jeannine is also a writer and editor for Italian Cinema Today, a publication and blog she founded in to bridge culture between New York and Centamkre. Read industry research and statistics.