DIRECTOR: Uberto Pasolini
COUNTRY: UK, Italy, Romania
YEAR / DURATION: 2020 • 96’
AWARDS: Venice International Film Festival (Horizons), Warsaw International Film Festival (Audience Award), Valladolid International Film Festival (Audience Award)
- SCREENPLAY: Uberto Pasolini
- CINEMATOGRAPHY: Marius Panduru
- ACTORS: James Norton, Daniel Lamont, Eileen O’Higgins, Valerie O’Connor, Valene Kane, Keith McErlean, Sean Sloan
- EDITOR: Masahiro Hirakubo, Saska Simpson
- SCORE: Andrew Simon McAllister
- PRODUCERS: Uberto Pasolini, Roberto Sessa, Cristian Nicolescu
- PRODUCTION COMPANY: Picomedia, Digital Cube, NSL
- SALES AGENT: Beta Cinema
- FESTIVALS: Venice Film Festival, Warsaw Film Festival
John is a 35-year-old window cleaner raising his 4-year-old son Michael after the child’s mother left them. When he receives a bad health diagnosis, John will do everything he can to find a suitable family for the boy. He is torn with doubt about his decisions and anger over the injustice of his own destiny, as he has to make the biggest decision in his life.
About the director
Uberto Pasolini (Rome, 1957) is an Italian director, writer and producer, and has been working in the British film industry since 1983. He founded Red Wave Films, a production company where he produced the world hit The Full Monty (1997), the Academy Award winning comedy. Along with Nowhere Special, he directed two other awarded films: Machan (2008), which won the FEDIC Award at Venice Film Festival, and Still Life (2013), which won the C.I.C.A.E. Award, Pasinetti for Best Film, Premio Cinematografico Civitas Vitae prossima Award, and Venice Horizons Award at Venice Film Festival.