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Dafne

Dafne is a witty and independent young woman with Down Syndrome. When her mother dies suddenly, her father, Luigi, tumbles into depression…

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Dafne

Drama

Dafne is a witty and independent young woman with Down Syndrome. When her mother dies suddenly, her father, Luigi, tumbles into depression. Instead of Luigi as her caretaker, she takes charge and shakes her father up, helping both of them heal.

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  • Federico Bondi
  • Carolina Raspanti
    Antonio Piovanelli
    Stefania Casini
  • Italy
  • Italian
  • 2019

Accolades

Berlin International Film Festival, 2019

FIPRESCI Award Winner, Panorama

Critics

Variety

"Sweet and understated… anchored by the eternally forward-looking attitude of Carolina Raspanti."

Trivia

The main actress, Carolina Raspanti, is a writer from Romagna with Down's Syndrome. She has written two autobiographical books about living with Down's Syndrome.