She is currently the director of springshot productions, an independent production company which specialises in documentaries. Girlfriend in a coma exclusive interview cinema for all. The film girlfriend in a coma 20 looks at the moral and economic decline that italy has experienced over the past decade, and explores who could possibly be to blame for this, from politicians to business owners. Kudos to annalisa piras and bill emmott for a postprint work of genius focused on italy.
No wonder, then, that we use them so willingly, when we start having. The film was inspired by bill emmotts book, good italy, bad italy. Annalisa piras is an italian film directorwriter and journalist based in london. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. Girlfriend in a coma 2012 by london based journalist and film. Written, directed and produced by annalisa piras, narrated and cowritten by bill emmott. Trailer of girlfriend in a coma, a 98 independent feature documentary on how italy knocked herself out.
The decline has occurred amid a collapse of moral values and the victory of mala italia over buona italia. The journalist and filmmaker annalisa piras looks back at her countrys political, economic and social decline over the last two decades. Directed by annalisa piras, the film lists unknown or not available as a castmember. Inspired by bill emmotts book good italy, bad italy. Girlfriend in a coma is a documentary that exposes the dire situation of italian politics and the process of economic and social decline the country has suffered during the last two decades, treating the decline as a warning of what might happen elsewhere in the west. The screening of girlfriend in a coma at manchester metropolitan university was packed. Dvd girlfriend in a coma subtitled italian 680569835093 the. Girlfriend in a coma feature documentary with bill. Annalisa piras is a londonbased italian film directorwriter and journalist.
She is a former london correspondent for lespresso magazine and la7 tv. Who could fail to like a film that opens with someone reading ft weekend. The week ends with the thoughts of annalisa piras, the london based journalist and author of the recent tv documentary girlfriend in a coma. Includes interviews with umberto eco, nanni moretti, roberto saviano, mario monti, sergio marchionne, toni servillo, lorella zanardi and many more. It has been lauded as being groundbreaking in its creative combination of animation, interviews and hard facts, and has caused fierce controversy in italy. With bill emmott, benedict cumberbatch, giuliano amato, massimo banzi. Published on dec 2, 2012 trailer of girlfriend in a coma, a 98 independent feature documentary on how italy knocked herself out. Renowned british journalist examines italys moral, political and economic crisis, looking for clues to its possible salvationand that of the west as a whole. Girlfriend in a coma is a documentary about italian and western decline directed, produced and cowritten by annalisa piras, journalist and filmmaker.
World heritage encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Annalisa piras is a londonbased italian film director, producer and journalist. Former london correspondent for lespresso magazine and la7 tv, she studied political science, history and cinematography in rome. Girlfriend in a coma feature documentary with bill emmott official. International journalism festival by international. Annalisa piras talks about how to wake italy, and europe, out of the coma. Girlfriend in a coma is a documentary about italian and western decline directed, produced and cowritten by annalisa piras, journalist and filmmaker, cowritten and narrated by bill emmott, former editorinchief of the economist. The hit documentary about italys economic, social and cultural decline over the last 20 years, cowritten and narrated by the former editor of the economist, bill emmott, and directed by annalisa piras with benedict cumberbatch as dantes voice. Former economist editor bill emmott and filmmaker annalisa piras explore italys political, economical and social decline over tha past 20 years, the product of a. Piras latest film, europe at sea, a featurelength documentary coproduced by arte and svt is due to be broadcast across europe later in 2017. Written, directed and produced by annalisa piras, narrated and.902 465 340 1089 1434 988 403 1053 13 169 282 1500 411 769 557 799 737 213 176 1097 28 314 254 1050 539 1364 693 1013 635 343 16 381 299 1284