Carlo Sironi’s stylish, deep-blue debut feature questions Italian surrogacy law with its study of two disaffected youths pretending to start a family.

Guy Lodge, Variety

Cast & Credits

Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Carlo Sironi
Written By: Carlo Sironi, Giulia Moriggi, Antonio Manca
To Be Released: 2020
Runtime: 102 minutes
Cast: Sandra Drzymalska, Claudio Segaluscio, Barbara Ronchi, Bruno Buzzi, Marco Felli, Vitaliano Trevisan, Orietta Notar.


Ermanno is an Italian low-life, Lena is a seventh month pregnant Polish girl. She has come to Italy to sell her baby, he has to pretend to be the father to entrust the newborn to his uncle Fabio in a fake adoption between relatives. Lena’s daughter is born pre-term and she must breastfeed her before she can go away with her money. Lena tries to deny the bond with her baby girl, Sole, but Ermanno starts to take care of them as if he was the real father.