This Is the Garden


1h 29m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Carlo and Laura are friends at the Conservatoire. They fall in love and quickly decide to live together. When Laura unexpectedly gets pregnant, they become concerned and the situation only becomes worse when Carlo's overbearing mother arrives for a visit. Tensions mount until the pressure from Ca

Film Details

Also Known As
Questo e il giardino
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

Carlo and Laura are friends at the Conservatoire. They fall in love and quickly decide to live together. When Laura unexpectedly gets pregnant, they become concerned and the situation only becomes worse when Carlo's overbearing mother arrives for a visit. Tensions mount until the pressure from Carlo's mother, combined with Laura's decision to have an abortion, eventually send their relationship into an emotional nosedive.

Film Details

Also Known As
Questo e il giardino
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Venezia Opera Prima Luigi De Laurentiis Award for Best First Feature at the 1999 Venice International Film Festival.

Feature directorial debut for Giovanni Davide Maderna.

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Critics Week/ in competition) September 1-11, 1999.

35mm

color

Dolby SR (Spectral Recording)