In a run-down seaside resort, a gentle dog-groomer has to stand up to a tough local bully. When he is not looking after clients’ dogs at his grooming parlor slight, mild-mannered Marcello spends his days doting on his young daughter. But Marcello lives under the thumb of Simone, a local thug who is making Marcello’s life increasingly difficult.
This follow-up to director Matteo Garrone’s 2015 Perth Festival hit Tale of Tales is a bold and engrossing vision of a smalltime hood.
Winner Best Actor (Marcello Fonte) 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Italian with English subtitles
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Young people from Roebourne show off their dance moves in this video created as part of The Yijala Yala Project, a long-term, multi artform project working with the Indigenous people of Ieramugadu (Roebourne) in the Pilbara.