"Touching and sincere" is how Rolling Stone describes "Io Capitano" the new film from the director of Pinocchio and Gomorra, Matteo Garrone. A story rich in power and intensity which enthralled the jury at the 80th Venice Film Festival, securing the "Leone d'Argento" and the "Marcello Mastroianni Award" for the best new talent, bestowed upon Seydou Sarr. Variety lauded the budding Senegalese actor noting: "He has the natural immediate screen magnetism". "Io Capitano" is Italy's official entry for the 96th Academy Awards® - International Feature Film. Watch now the international trailer.