Section: Focus Italia
Director: Francesca Archibugi
Cast: Micaela Ramazzotti, Adriano Giannini, Massimo Ghini, Marcello Fonte, Andrea Calligari, Roisin O'Donovan
Duration: 1h 43
Luca, a frustrated freelance journalist, struggles to support Susi, a ballerina who is now reduced to teaching ballet to overweight women, and Lucilla, who suffers from severe asthma. Pierpaolo, the 17-year-old son of Luca from a previous relationship, stealthy supports them economically. As au pair for the care of Lucilla for one year, Mary Ann, an Irish catholic student of Arts, breaks into the family like a sparkle.