Neon will release Jonas Carpignano’s A Chiara, which won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight section at Cannes. The film was written by Jonas Carpignano and stars Carmela Fumo, Claudio Rotolo and Swamy Rotolo.
A Chiara follows the Guerrasio family and friends who gather to celebrate Claudio and Carmela’s oldest daughter’s 18th birthday. There is a healthy rivalry between the birthday girl and her 15-year-old sister Chiara as they compete on the dance floor. It is a happy occasion, and the close-knit family are in top form. However, everything changes the next day when the father disappears. Chiara starts to investigate. As she gets closer to the truth, she is forced to decide what kind of future she wants for herself.
No release date is yet available.