by Niccolò Castelli

GENRE  Drama    LENGTH 90       YEAR 2021




Allegra is a lively young woman with a passion for high mountain climbing. She decides to travel to Morocco to reach the top of the Atlas, but her trip ends abruptly when a man explodes a bomb in a coffee shop and her three friends die in the attack. Unable to overcome the trauma months later she returns to her city, where the encounter with Arad, a young Muslim refugee, forces her to confront her perception of reality, her fears and heal her profound interior wounds.



Director: Niccolò Castelli
Producer: Villi Hermann, Michela Pini, Caroline Houben, Olivier Rausin, Carlo Cresto-Dina
Writer: Niccolò Castelli, Stefano Pasetto
Cinematographer: Pietro Zuercher
Editor: Esmeralda Calabria
Sound: Marc Engels, Antoine Vandendriessche
Set Designer: Georg Bringolf
Costume Designer: Sabine Zappitelli
Production manager: Sara Bühring
Post-production manager: Camille Schumacher
Music: Karim Baggili


Producers: ImagoFilm Lugano (CH), Tempesta (It), Climax Films (Be)


– Opening film – 56th edition – Solothurn Film Festival (Ch)

– Taormina Film Festival (It) – Nominee in Oficial Competition

– Taormina Film Festival (It) – Best Actress Award for Mathilda De Angelis