The story is set in provincial Italy, in the Etruscan town of Volterra. Maria (Krystyna Janda), a Polish poet, Nobel Prize winner and moral authority, has been living there for years. The world of the protagonists turns upside down when they receive shocking news about a terrorist attack in Rome. Maria’s intransigence and her disregard for political correctness result in dramatic consequences.
World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award
Hollywood Eagle Award - nominee
Golden Lions - nominee
Best Actress - nominee
Best Supporting Actress - nominee
Best Cinematography Debut - nominee
Golden Frog - nominee