Commedia All'Italiana

Do You See Me?

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Australian Premiere


  • Paola Cortellesi
  • Raoul Bova
  • Marco Bocci
  • Corrado Fortuna
  • Lunetta Savino
  • Ennio Fantastichini
  • Cesare Bocci
Italy | 2014 | 106 mins
A fun comedy of errors which makes you laugh and also reflect
DIRECTOR Riccardo Milani

Best-known for writing and directing The Soul’s Haven (2003) and Piano, solo (LIFF, 2007) among many acclaimed works, he began his career as an assistant director to filmmakers like Nanni Moretti, Mario Monicelli and Daniele Luchetti before his own directorial debut in 1997 with Auguri professore. Currently, he’s active in both television and film.

Serena (Paola Cortellesi, Escort in Love, LIFF11) is an extraordinarily talented and passionate architect who, after a number of years and a series of professional successes abroad, becomes homesick and decides to return to work in Italy. However, the crisis forces her to take work in a local restaurant while she searches for a worthy job in her field. Here she meets Francesco (Raoul Bova, Viva Italy, LIFF13). Handsome and charming, he is the ideal companion...or so it seems.

When Serena finally finds a project that excites her, the male-dominated workforce drives her to concoct an outlandish scheme involving Francesco in order to secure the job. Constantly on the edge of being discovered, they each provide delightful entertainment as they fumble through playing their fake-personas. Together they will help each other face the adversities and pressures of modern life head-on. This warm-hearted, comedic gem delivers laugh out loud moments and celebrates the importance of being true to oneself.

  • Winner
    • Nino Manfredi Award – Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2015
    • Best Actress, Best Producer - Nastro d’Argento Awards 2015
    • Best Actress – David di Donatello Awards 2015
    Official Selection
    • ICFF Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2015, Tokyo Italian Film Festival 2015
All non-English films screen with English subtitles.

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