First Look : Out Of Bounds (2007)

April 9th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

Out Of Bounds (2007) Nominated for the Golden Leopard at the 2007 Locarno International Film Festival and Winner of Silver Leopard Best Actor (Michele Venitucci), at the 2007 Locarno International Film Festival, “Of Bounds’ gives you the brutal facts about the big bad world of illegal fight clubs.

Synopsis:

“Out Of Bounds’ is a story about a 30 year old fighter named Mike, who has one dream to make it big as a boxer. His dream, shared by his sister Anna, is to become a champion. But, as often happens, life is harsh, bitter, and full of hidden dangers. Mike falls for the allure of these dangers, and starts earning money in illegal fistfights. Eventually, he decides the world of illegal fighting is not for him, but getting out will be harder than he ever imagined.

Details:

* Original Title Fuori Dalle Corde
* Genre Drama
* Country of origin Switzerland/Italy
* Original Language Italian
* Director Fulvio Bernasconi
* Screenplay Fulvio Bernasconi, Vincenza Consoli , Lara Fremder
Cinematographer Filip Zumbrunn
Original Music Alexander Hacke
Editor Milenia Fiedler
Producers Elda Guidinetti and Andres Pfäffli

Cast:
Mike Michele Venitucci
Anna Maya Sansa
Ramirez Juan Pablo Ogalde
Goran Vili Matula
Bargni Claudio Misculin

Awards:

2008

Swiss Film Prizes, Nominated Swiss Film Prize Best Fiction Film

2007
Locarno International Film Festival, Won Silver Leopard Best Actor (Michele Venitucci), Nominated Golden Leopard

Screenings:

2008
Moscow International Film Festival
Osaka European Film Festival
Shanghai International Film Festival
Brooklyn Film Festival, New York

2007

Locarno International Film Festival

BIOGRAPHY

DIRECTOR: FULVIO BERNASCONI

Fulvio Bernasconi was born in 1969 in Switzerland. He received a degree in directing from the Département d’Audiovisuel of the Lausanne Art School in 1996, and his short film Bad Trip To Mars won the Newcomer Prize at the 1996 Locarno International Film Festival. He directed features and documentaries for television before making his feature film debut with Out Of Bounds (Fuori Dalle Corde) in 2007. The film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 2007 Locarno International Film Festival.

Filmography As A Director:

Out Of Bounds (Fuori Dalle Corde) (2007)
Bad Trip To Mars (1996) (short)
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Out Of Bounds (2007)

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