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Madame Luna

2024 1h 52m Drama List
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Inspired by real life events, "Madame Luna" tells the story of an Eritrean refugee who is washed ashore in Libya and survives to become one of the most notorious human smugglers, with deep ties to the Sicilian Mafia. Now trapped in Italy and forced to experience the brutalizing reality endured by the people she has exploited in the past, Madame Luna must try to find a way out before she is recognized and brought to justice. In the process she forms a powerful bond with a younger version of herself. Read More Read Less

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Allan Hunter Screen International The knowledge that the story is grounded in the experiences of the some of the refugees who feature in the film adds to the power of what is at stake. Feb 7, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews

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Synopsis Inspired by real life events, "Madame Luna" tells the story of an Eritrean refugee who is washed ashore in Libya and survives to become one of the most notorious human smugglers, with deep ties to the Sicilian Mafia. Now trapped in Italy and forced to experience the brutalizing reality endured by the people she has exploited in the past, Madame Luna must try to find a way out before she is recognized and brought to justice. In the process she forms a powerful bond with a younger version of herself.
Director
Daniel Espinosa
Producer
David Herdies, Paris Kassidokostas-Latsis, Terry Dougas
Screenwriter
Maurizio Braucci, Suha Arraf, Daniel Espinosa
Production Co
Momento Film
Genre
Drama
Original Language
French
Runtime
1h 52m