DAY THREE Podtalk: ‘Sole’ at the 55th Chicago International Film Fest on October 18, 2019

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CHICAGO – A film that goes deep into lives thrown together by circumstance highlights DAY THREE of the 55th Chicago International Film Festival. The Polish/Italian “Sole” is part of the new directors competition, a debut by Carlo Sironi on October 18th, 2019 (8pm) at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago. Click here for more info and tickets.

The Chicago International Film Festival Celebrates DAY THREE of the just-launched movie extravaganza. Film recommendations for today include the documentary THE KINGMAKER and the horror film THE GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR. Click here for a complete rundown of DAY THREE screenings and events.

’Sole’ at 55th Chicago International Film Festival
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In this tender, melancholy tale of desperation and desire, pregnant Polish teen Lena has traveled to Italy to sell her baby to racketeer Fabio and his wife. Dodging anti-surrogacy regulations, Fabio pays nephew Ermanno to watch over Lena while posing as the child’s father, who will “ask” relatives to adopt the newborn. But Ermanno begins to shed his tough veneer as he develops feelings for the girl and child, which will have implications for everyone involved.

In a Podtalk with Patrick McDonald of, Director Carlo Sironi talks about the themes and meanings behind his debut film.

“Sole” will screen at the 55th Chicago International Film Festival on October 18th, 2019 (8pm), at the AMC River East 21, 322 East Illinois Street, Chicago. Director Carlo Sironi will appear on behalf of the film. It will screen again on October 24th (3:45p). The 55th Fest takes place October 16th to October 27th, 2019. Click here for film schedules, information and to purchase tickets. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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