PLOT : “Bacalà - A fish out of water” film began as an adventure on anthropology of food research where a successful young Italian chef was determined to discover the origin of one of the most iconic Italian food recipes - dried codfish, also known as Bacalà. The value of a recipe is not just about the taste. It is not just about the ingredients used to make it. Its focal point is also the importance of what happens along the way; who we meet, what we learn.
Mario Vitale. is an Italian director, screenwriter, and producer, who has worked on several award-winning short films; among them, he directed, Il tuffo(2014), Ilmiracolo(2015), and Al giorno d'oggi il lavoro te lo devi inventare(2016). In 2021, he debuted in the theatres' director and screenwriter of L’afide e la formica.
Length 0h 6min
Nadia Kibout, Giuseppe Fiorello, Cristina Parku, Valentina Lodovini, Alessio Praticò, Anna Maria De Luca, Pino Torcasio, Ettore Signorelli, Alessio De Lorenzi,
Distribution Zenit Distribution [Italy]
Production Indaco Film, Rai Cinema, supported by Ministero della Cultura, with the support of Fondazione Calabria Film Commission