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Tale of Tales

Il racconto dei racconti

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Directed by Matteo Garrone
Italy, France, 2015
Fantasy, History

Synopsis

A re-telling of Giambattista Basile’s fairy tales about distressed monarchs. One king breeds a flea and accidentally marries his daughter off to an ogre; another’s rampant desire leads him into bed with an old crone; and a queen sends her king to battle a sea monster in a bid to conceive an heir.

Synopsis

A re-telling of Giambattista Basile’s fairy tales about distressed monarchs. One king breeds a flea and accidentally marries his daughter off to an ogre; another’s rampant desire leads him into bed with an old crone; and a queen sends her king to battle a sea monster in a bid to conceive an heir.

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Tale of TalesDirected byMatteo Garrone

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2015
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
2015 | 3 wins including: Best Production Design
2015 | 3 nominations including: Best Director
David di Donatello Awards
2016 | 7 wins including: Best Director
2016 | 5 nominations including: Best Film

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