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    Freaks Out

    Directed by Gabriele Mainetti
    Italy/Belgium | 142 minutes | World Cinema Now

In this deliriously different mashup of the superhero and Holocaust-film genres, four circus artistes with extra-special talents fall into the clutches of a Nazi impresario named Franz (Franz Rogowski) and must join forces to take down a common enemy.

film details

Director: Gabriele Mainetti
Producers: Gabriele Mainetti, Andrea Occhipinti
Screenwriter: Nicola Guaglianone, Gabriele Mainetti
Cinematographers: Michele D'Attanasio
Editor: Francesco Di Stefano
Music: Michele Braga, Gabriele Mainetti
Cast: Claudio Santamaria, Aurora Giovinazzo, Pietro Castellitto, Giancarlo Martini, Giorgio Tirabassi, Franz Rogowski
Country: Italy/Belgium
Language: In Italian and German with English subtitles
Year: 2021
Running Time: 142 minutes
Director Filmography: They Call Me Jeeg (2015)
Awards: Best Cinematography, Best Producer, Best Hair Styling, Best Make-Up, Best Visual Effects & Best Production Design, David di Donatello Awards; Audience Award, Rotterdam International Film Festival; Best Visual Effects, Venice Film Festival
Primary Company: Raicom

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