72 MIN

Ciretta, a streetwise kid from Naples, organizes a celebration for the Madonna while facing eviction from his temporary home in a theater space – earmarked for conversion to a B&B.

Cast & Crew
Producer(s): Antonella Di Nocera
Director: Caroline von der Tann
Script: Caroline von der Tann
Director of Photography: Caroline von der Tann
Sound: Rosalia Cecere
Editing: Simona Infante
Cast: "Ciretta" Ciro Granada, "Perzechella" Giuseppina Andelora, "Capitano" Angelo Picone, Angelo Giordano
Production: Parallelo 41 Produzioni

Caroline von der Tann
Author and director based in Munich and Naples, focuses on biographical storytelling encompassing history, religion, and politics. Initially a freelance journalist and director for various German TV stations, she gained recognition with her ARD film The Big Silence - Brothels in Concentration Camps, nominated for the Prix Europa in 1995. Her film Where Were You the Last Man to See Hitler? received the Jury Special Mention Award at the European Independent Film Festival. Recent works include Province for Beginners (Arte tv, 2021) and Strife on Italian Beaches (Arte 2022).

Vatikan - Die Macht der Päpste (TV series, 1997), Were You the Last Man to See Hitler? (doc., 2012), ARTE Re: (TV series, 2022), The Gospel according to Ciretta (doc., 2024).