Als de negenjarige Michele in de zomer van 1978 in het zuiden van Italie͏̈ speelt in het korenveld, ontdekt hij een verschrikkelijk geheim
I'm not scared
Gabriele Salvatores
Based on the work of
Niccolò Ammaniti
Giuseppe Cristiano Mattia Di Pierro Adriana Conserva
Ezio Bosso 1971- Pepo Scherman
Uniform title
Io non ho paura
Parallel title
Ik ben niet bang
Homescreen, [2011] | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
108 min.
Italiaans gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands

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Italiaanse speelfilm uit 2003 van Gabriele Salvatores (Mediterraneo), met Aitana Sánchez-Gijón en Dino Abbrescia. In de zomer van 1978 in een klein dorpje in het zuiden van Italië gaan zes kinderen in de verschroeiende hitte buitenspelen. Verborgen tussen het koren ontdekt Michele een verschrikkelijk geheim. Jamie Russell (BBC-Films,i 9-6-'04): 'With an enchanting cast of young performers and stunning cinematography capturing the heat haze of Italy's hottest summer on record, I'm not scared proves once again how accomplished Italian cinema is at seeing the world through a child's eyes (…). Michele is an engagingly adorable hero.' Nominatie voor de Gouden Beer in Berlijn 2003. De dvd bevat als extra een documentaire met de titel 'Il film, la storia, la musica'.

About Gabriele Salvatores

Gabriele Salvatores (born 30 July 1950) is an Italian Academy Award-winning film director and screenwriter.


Born in Naples, Salvatores debuted as a theatre director in 1972, founding in Milan the Teatro dell'Elfo, for which he directed several avant-garde pieces until 1989.

In that year, he directed his third feature film, Marrakech Express, which was followed in 1990 by Turné. Both films shared a group of actor-friends, including Diego Abatantuono and Fabrizio Bentivoglio, who will be present in many of his later movies. Turné was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.

In 1991, Salvatores received international praise for Mediterraneo, which won an Academy Award as best foreign film. It also won three David di Donatello, the most important award for Italian cinema, and a Silver Ribbon.

In 1992, he release…Read more on Wikipedia