Saturday 14 April was the moment of Jasmine Trinca. With her latest film, Lucky (Fortunata)  by Sergio Castellitto, in addition to the Best Actress award in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival and the Silver Ribbon in 2017, she has just won the David di Donatello 2018. Again under the direction of  Castellitto in his You Can’t Save Yourself Alone, in 2015, she was nominated for both the David di Donatello and the Silver Ribbon.

This young girl, who had been chosen for The Son’s Room among thousands of high-school students despite having other plans for her own future, is certainly having a brilliant career dotted with great acting performances that have won her numerous and prestigious awards.  

In 2003 she received yet another Silver Ribbon for The Best of Youth by Marco Tullio Giordana, alongside the whole female cast of the film. Two years later, in 2006, Nanni Moretti wanted to work again with her in The Caiman. In 2009 she participated in the Venice Film Festival with The Big Dream by Michele Placido (for whom she later starred also in Romanzo criminale), a film for which she received the Marcello Mastroianni Award. Two more Silver Ribbons in 2013: for There Will Come A Day by Giorgio Diritti and Honey by Valeria Golino.

Trinca’s filmography boasts more than 20 works directed by the greatest authors of Italian cinema, in addition to those mentioned above: Riccardo Milani (Piano, solo), Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (Meraviglioso Boccaccio), to mention just a few. She has also starred in several shorts (for Francesca Archibugi and Valerio Mastandrea) and TV series. We also find her beyond the borders of Italian cinema, in Ultimatum by Alain Tasma, The Gunman by Pierre Morel and Saint Laurent by Bertrand Bonello. The actress has recently worked on two Italian films currently in post-production, Euphoria by Valeria Golino and Sulla mia pelle by Alessio Cremonini, in which she plays Ilaria Cucchi. She will soon be working on two films abroad, The Man Who Saved Paris by Canadian director Robert Budreau with Kristin Scott Thomas and Stanley Tucci, and Red Snake by French director Caroline Fourest, “a war film on the war of women”.

During the Festival del Cinema Europeo, ten of her most representative films were screenedThe Son’s Room by Nanni Moretti (2001), The Best of Youth by Marco Tullio Giordana (2003), The Big Dream by Michele Placido (2009), L’ApollonideSouvenirs de la maison close by Bertrand Bonello (2010), There Will Come A Day by Giorgio Diritti (1995), Honey by Valeria Golino (2013), Une autre vie by Emmanuel Mouret (2013), You Can’t Save Yourself Alone by Sergio Castellitto (2015), The Gunman by Pierre Morel (2015), Lucky (Fortunata) by Sergio Castellitto (2017).  

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Honey

Valeria Golino 2013 – DCP – colore - 96’

Irene is a thirty-year-old girl who has decided to help those who suffer. That’s why she acts secretely under the nickname...

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Lucky

Sergio Castellitto 2017 – 35mm – colore - 103’

Fortunata (“Lucky”) is the young mother of an eight-year-old girl and works as a hairdresser at home. From the suburbs where...

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Souvenirs de la maison close

Bertrand Bonello 2010 – 35mm – colore - 122’

Paris, at the dawn of the 20th century. L’Apollonide is a luxurious brothel, built on two floors, the lower devoted to...

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The Best of Youth

Marco Tullio Giordana 2003 – 35mm – colore - 366’

Two Roman brothers and their life from the 1960s to the present day. Nicola and Matteo have been inseparable ever since...

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The Big Dream

Michele Placido 2009 – 35mm – colore - 101’

Rome, 1968. Nicola is a young man from Puglia. He dreams of becoming an actor, but is a policeman instead, and...

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The Gunman

Pierre Morel 2015 – DCP – colore - 115’

Jim Terrier has operated in several dangerous areas as an International Special Agent and now wants to redeem himself. He is...

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The Son’s Room

Nanni Moretti 2001 – 35mm – colore - 99’

Giovanni is a psychotherapist living in Ancona with his wife Paola, who runs a small publishing house, and their adolescent children...

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There Will Come a Day

Giorgio Diritti 1995 – DCP – colore - 109’

Thirty-year-old Augusta has fled Italy to fight her pain and find herself. Following her friend, sister Franca, she has reached the...

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Une autre vie

Emmanuel Mouret 2013 – DCP – colore - 95’

Aurora is a promising talent of music and has a brilliant career ahead of her: however, exhausted during a tour, she...

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You Can’t Save Yourself Alone

Sergio Castellitto 2015 – 35mm – colore - 103’

Delia and Gaetano, married, have two children, Cosmo and Nico. They have been living separately since recently: she has kept the...

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