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Balloons, the new film by Laura Chiossone


District: Lombardy
Province: Milan (MI)
Locations: Milan (MI)
Date: 2017-12-18

Balloons, the new film by Laura Chiossone

Balloons, the filming of the new film by Laura Chiossone, began on December 18 in Milan, and end in February.


Balloons ... Production and Cast

A film produced by Indiana Pictures, Rosso Film and Maremosso, in collaboration with Rai Cinema.

In the film's cast we find Anna Foglietta, Paolo Calabresi, Lucia Mascino, Marina Rocco, Elena Radonicich, Francesco Turbanti, Paolo Mazzarelli, Marina Occhionero, Erica Blanc and little Nicolò Costa.

La Chiossone will direct the play on a screenplay by Renata Ciaravino and Gabriele Scotti. The scenography is by Paolo Sansoni, while the costumes are by Massimo Cantini Parrini. The director of photography is Manfredo Archinto.

Balloons ... Synopsis  

Simona (Anna Foglietta), a forty-year-old single mother who is intensely linked to her son Filippo (Nicolò Costa), is convinced she is not a good mother.

ROME, ITALY - JUNE 12:  Anna Foglietta attends the '2015 David Di Donatello' Nominees at Palazzo del Quirinale on June 12, 2015 in Rome, Italy.  (Photo by Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Images)

These insecurities come to light especially during the organization of her child's birthday party, which is 8 years old. Simona, undecided whether to comply with the wishes of the child or to protect him from the judgment of others, arrives at the day of the party full of expectations and anxiety.


When the guests, parents and children, arrive at the party, we come to compose, within a concentrated space, a glimpse of various humanity.

While the children are playing in the living room, the adults in the kitchen are pleasantly hated. Until an unexpected performance by Filippo breaks the mold and triggers a domino effect of actions and reactions that brings the party to derail ...

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