How Sicilian Ghost Story’s directors are transforming Italian cinema

Aug 06, 2018 259

While the film is based on a true story, it is interwoven with fictional elements. It isn’t until the final title card arrives that the film openly acknowledges its real-life roots. Sicilian Ghost Story follows the story of Luna and her friend Giuseppe.

The two schoolchildren are best friends, and Luna nurses a crush on Giuseppe, despite her mother’s disapproval. However, when Giuseppe is captured by mafia goons posing as police officers Luna is the only one who’ll even acknowledge him or his disappearance.

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