Film stars Alba Rohrwacher, the director's sister
Alba Rohrwacher, Maria Alexandra Lungu and Sam Louwyck
Directed by Alice Rorhwacher

Entrenched in a small village in Italy's Umbria region, under the close supervision of her protective father, young Gelsomina sees little of the outside the world. She doesn't ask too many questions, either. On the farm where she lives with her young and sisters and her parents she helps out in the family's beekeeping business. Her fate appears sealed. And yet, two events will soon inject some ... more >

CANNES FESTIVAL – Alba Rohrwacher makes her entrance

She was born in Florence of a German father
In 2009 she was named one of European films' Shooting Stars by the European Film Promotion

Alba Rorhwacher, an Italian actress whose Audrey Hepburn-like grace matches her exceptional qualities as actress became known to American audiences for playing Tilda Swinton's daughter in "Amore." She will be coming to the Cannes Festival next week to support "Le Meraviglie" ("The wonders," in Italian) a film in which she has the leading role, and which was directed by her sister Alice ... more >