IO CAPITANO has been nominated for an Oscar for Best International Film
The advendure continues!
“This is a great honour. We are so grateful and happy that the adventure of IO CAPITANO continues. Our hope is that the film and the story about a journey through the eyes of a young person dreaming of a better life will continue to reach audiences all over the world.”
The words of Matteo Garrone, full of emotion at the time of recording, are still ringing in our ears.
The adventure continues indeed! IO CAPITANO has been nominated for an Oscar for Best International Film, and the team will be present at the Oscars ceremony on March 10.
Congratulations to Seydou Sarr & Moustafa Fall, the (1er timers!) actors who both defended the film heart and soul in every city, every screening, and a very special mention to Mamadou Kouassi and Fofana Amara, whose real lives stories inspired IO CAPITANO.
Venice prizewinning immigration epic “IO CAPITANO” now Italy’s Oscar contender for best international feature film – narrates the Homeric journey of two Senegalese teenagers, Seydou and Moussa, who decide to leave Dakar to reach Europe in pursuit of a better life.