MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS

MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS
Mio fratello rincorre i dinosauri | Mein Bruder jagt Dinosaurier

Selected as best european film for young audiences 2020

Italy/Spain 2019. Director: Stefano Cipani. Screenplay: Fabio Bonifacco, Giacomo Mazzariol. 102 Min. Feature film. Italian Original with English subtitles, with German voice-over. Released for audiences as of 6 years of age. Recommended for audiences as of 12 years of age.

Finally, Jack has a brother! And a very special one indeedGiò has one more chromosome. Will that give him superpowers? What Down syndrome really means for Giò, Jack only realizes with time. There are no problems until Jack goes to a new school as a teenager and falls in love with Arianna. Now, he wants to be “cool. But how is that possible with a brother like Giò? In this warm and humorous film, Jack learns to stand by himself and his brother. Several thousand 12 to 14-year-olds across Europe have awarded MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS the EFA Award 2020 as the best European film for young audiences. (KT) 

Topics: Coming-of-Age, Familie, Inklusion, Freundschaft, Ehrlichkeit, Vorurteile

This film is presented with the friendly support of the Nassauische Sparkasse.

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Director

Stefano Cipani (*SalòItalystudied film history and criticism athe University of Bologna and continued his film studies at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles. During his time in Bologna, he became part of the Italian film and art collective, theSPONKStudios. Today, Cipani works as a director and screenwriter. His work includes numerous short films and music videosincluding for MTV Italy. MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS is Cipani’s feature film debut.

Filmography (Selection):
2019 MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS | 2011 WHILE GOD IS WATCHING US (Short film) | 2010 NAPOLEON’S CHARM (Short film) | 2009 A PIECE OF HERO (Short film) | 2009 A PILL FOR DAVID FRIKTEINSTEIN (Short film) 

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