Skip to main content

A Pair of Glasses

Italy, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Fiction)

Director: Carlo Damasco

Annarelia, a ten-year-old growing up in a poverty-stricken town, lives in ignorant bliss until her mother saves enough money for a new pair of glasses. Steeped in Italian cinematic tradition, this beautiful film premiered at Venice Film Festival.

See also...

Third and World

A small man Terzo (Third) and a large man, Mondo (World) live in a strange world, closed in by four high walls. There is no roof, doors or windows, only an opening through which one receives ... More »

My Bow Breathing

An archer uses her skill and discipline with the bow and arrow to extract a violent revenge on those who wronged her. ... D/S Enrico Maria Artale P Elisabetta Bruscolini L Italian w/English subtitles ... More »

Freaky

15-year-old Maria recalls her childhood in farming village Kirchdorf. She believes she is cursed and performs daily rituals in a bid to become a saint and avert ill fate for her family and friend ... More »

The Hitch

A driver picks up a hitchhiker on a deserted country road. But it seems neither of them know what lies ahead. ... More »

Seven Chocolate

John is the provider and guardian of his younger brother Gabriel, who is mentally challenged. Partly shown through the eyes of Gabriel and his digital camera, Seven Chocolate presents the drastic ... More »

My Other Wheelchair is a Porsche

A young disabled man finds himself falling for a beautiful, troubled nurse. What must he do to prove his feelings for her? Ravi Kumar's irreverent, unique film provides a startling perspective on ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director