The Eight Mountains
Director: Charlotte Vandermeersch, Felix van Groeningen Run Time: 147 min. Release Year: 2022 Language: Italian
Starring: Alessandro Borghi, Elena Lietti, Elisabetta Mazzullo, Filippo Timi, Luca Marinelli
An epic journey of friendship and self-discovery set in the breathtaking Italian Alps, The Eight Mountains follows over four decades the profound, complex relationship between Pietro (Luca Marinelli) from Turin, and Bruno (Alessandro Borghi), who grew up in an isolated mountainside village. Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
Felix van Groeningen is a Belgian film director and screenwriter. He is known for The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012) and Belgica(2016), with the former being nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards. He made his English-language debut with the biographical drama Beautiful Boy (2018).
Charlotte Vandermeersch is a Belgian actress and writer, known for The Eight Mountains (2022), Loft (2008) and The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012). She is married to Felix van Groeningen.