Italy, USA, France, Sweden 2017


In A CIAMBRA, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region’s factions - the local Italians, the African refugees and his fellow Romani. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere, learning the necessary skills for life on the streets of their hometown. When Cosimo disappears and things start to go wrong, Pio sets out to prove he’s ready to step into his big brother’s shoes but soon finds himself faced with an impossible decision that will show if he is truly ready to become a man.

Cast & Crew

Directed by : Jonas Carpignano

Written by : Jonas Carpignano

Produced by : Jon Coplon

Director of Photography : Tim Curtin

Editor : Affonso Gonzalves

Sound Design : Giuseppe Tripodi

Main Cast : Pio Amato (Pio)

Nominations and Awards

  • EFA Feature Film Selection 2017