The Habit of Beauty

Centred around the themes of dreams, love and loss, “The Habit of Beauty” is a heartfelt drama telling the story of Elena (Francesca Neri) and Ernesto (Vincenzo Amato), a couple who are bitterly torn apart by the tragic death of their son Carlo and find a new lease for life when they meet a troubled English boy, Ian (Nico Mirallegro), who becomes their surrogate son.

Two years to write the screenplay and another two years to raise finance and assemble an Oscar / BAFTA and Emmy-winning cast and crew, including Francesca Neri (Almodovar’s ‘Live flesh’) Noel Clarke (JJ Abrahams’ Star Trek), DOP Fabio Cianchetti who shot the last four Bertolucci films, editor Esmeralda Calabria who, with Nanni Moretti “The son’s room”, won The Palme d’Or, and Oscar-winning Art Director David Bryan. “The Habit of Beauty” was shot between London and the Italian Alps, is now completed and has participated in 24 International Film Festivals. Theatrically released in Italy, UK and Spain.



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The Habit of Beauty

  • - 89 minutes
  • Genre Drama
  • Location UK, Italy
  • Director Mirko Pincelli
  • Producer Enrico Tessarin, Mirko Pincelli, Cristiano Bortone
  • Sales Agent Europictures (Italy), Parkland Pictures/Eureka UK, Els Films De la Rambla (Spain), Fame Solutions (Serbia)
  • Cast Francesca Neri , Vincenzo Amato , Nico Mirallegro , Noel Clarke , Nick Moran , Kierston Wareing
  • Music by Peter Michaels, Cosmo Jarvis in collaboration with Ninja Tune
  • Festivals and Awards World Pr. Montreal World Film Festival - 24 International Film Festivals, 4 awards and 3 nominations
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