Ustica [a movie about]  | Renzo Martinelli | Maratea



"Ustica"  

by Renzo Martinelli (2016) 

genre: Documentary - Drama

The massacre of Ustica with political implications and judicial boundaries in a film-documentary by the lombard director Renzo Martinelli of which some scenes on the outside were shot in Maratea.
After the main three hypotheses made over the years on the causes of the disaster on the skies above Ustica, in the context of journalistic investigations but above all judicial, namely structural failure of the plane, a bomb on board or a missile, none of which was then effectively proven, with this film comes a fourth "truth"


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Ustica - plot


Starting from Bologna to Palermo, a DC9 of the Itavia company disappears from the control radar screens on the evening of 27 June 1980 without reporting any problem and disappears in the Mediterranean between the islands of Ponza and Ustica.
All the passengers and crewmembers, in total 81 people, die and among them there is the young daughter of Roberta Bellodi, a journalist.
Corrado di Acquaformosa, a deputy appointed to the parliamentary committee of inquiry on the incident, pushed and supported also by his wife Valja, an airplane pilot, decides not to accept any preconceived thesis on the accident.
Valja herself decides to start investigating on her own ...
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"USTICA" - data sheet


Music
PIVIO & ALDO DE SCALZI

Photography
Blasco Giurato

mounting
TOMAS VANTHUYNE

scenography
PAOLO INNOCENZI


Costumes
MASSIMO CANTINI PARRINI

Interpreters
Enrico LoVerso
  Marco Leonardi
Caterina Murino
Lubna Azabal
Tomas Arana
Federica Martinelli
Paco Reconti

Production
Martinelli Film Company International
WFE

DISTRIBUTION
Indipendent Movies
Zenit Distribution