Corpo Celeste

Thirteen-year-old Marta has recently moved back to southern Italy with her mother and older sister. Marta struggles to find her place, restlessly testing the boundaries of an unfamiliar city and the Catechism of the Catholic church.

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Key Reading

  • Maria Garcia, Review of Corpo Celeste in Cinéaste, vol. 37, no. 2, (2012)
  • Megan Ratner, ‘Heaven Down Here: Interview with Alice Rohrwacher’ in Film Quarterly Vol. 65, No. 2 (Winter 2011)
  • Alice Rohrwacher and Maria Garcia, ‘An Evanescent Girlhood: An Interview with Alice Rohrwacher’ in Cinéaste Vol. 40, No. 4 (Fall 2015)