Girlfriend in a Coma

It freezes the blood in your veins
A terrific film'The Economist'An intelligent, imaginatively presented documentary
The Observer
A standing ovation for two old media journalists — one Italian, the other English – who have unzipped their imaginations to create a model of transmedia fence-jumping, using digital tools to communicate subtler and more penetrating information than can be transmitted through either conventional opinion journalism or documentary film-making. 'Post Gutenberg' A very beautiful and cruel documentary
Le Monde

A blend of Michael Moore, Adam Smith and Bunga Bunga with a dash of Dante

Former Economist Editor Bill Emmott and Filmmaker Annalisa Piras explore Italy’s political, economic and social decline over the past 20 years, the product of a moral collapse unmatched anywhere else in the West.

Emmott’s quest to understand both “Mala Italia” and “Buona Italia” includes Interviews with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, philosopher and novelist Umberto Eco, film director Nanni Moretti, women’s rights activist Lorella Zanardo, FIAT’s outspoken Canadian-Italian CEO Sergio Marchionne, the author of “Gomorrah” Roberto Saviano and many others.

The film has been broadcast by BBC4 on 26th of February 2013.

In Italy, Girlfriend in a Coma had its first uncoded broadcast screening on La7 on 9th March 2013, reaching 700.000 viewers.


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