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May 3, 2021

Il Colibrì becomes a film. In June the shooting in Florence

Sandro Veronesi's book, winner of the Premio Strega 2020, interpreted by Pierfrancesco Favino, Nanni Moretti and Kasia Smutniak

Il Colibrì (The Hummingbird), the latest book by the Florentine writer Sandro Veronesi, winner of the Strega Prize 2020, becomes a movie.

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And certainly not just any movie, since it will be interpreted by actors such as Pierfrancesco Favino, in the role of Dr. Marco Carrera, the protagonist of the novel (click here to read our exclusive interview with the Roman actor, who has been running a training school in Oltrarno for a few years), Nanni Moretti, who also played Veronesi's protagonist in Caos Calmo, the other book with which he won the Strega Prize in 2006, and Kasia Smutniak.

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The film is directed by Francesca Archibugi, who also wrote the direction along with Laura Paolucci and Francesco Piccolo.

Shooting will begin in June between Rome, Paris, Florence and the Tuscan coast. 

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