Giovanni's Father (Il Papa di Giovanna)
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Giovanni's Father (Il Papa di Giovanna)
Bologna 1938. Michele Casali has a serious problem. His teenage daughter, Giovanna, has just killed her best friend in a jealous frenzy. The girl is declared to be incompetent and is committed to a psychiatric hospital. While inside, she spends her time in almost total isolation. The only person who comes to see her is her father. His visitations strengthen the already strong father-daughter relationship from which Delia, the girl's mother, has always been excluded. In the winter of 1953, Delia and Giovanna's eyes cross paths in a small cinema in Bologna: Giovanna is by now much better… More