Set in 1940, BROTHERS OF ITALY is the true story of Sante Petrucco, a headstrong Italian family man, who is arrested and interned on a remote island by the British Military Police during WW2. He must find a way to survive among both the innocent and guilty prisoners and guards. BROTHERS OF ITALY is written and directed by Sante’s Grandson, Marco Petrucco.
The film is currently in Post Production.
Some of the Cast include:
Sante Petrucco: Niccolò Besio (Borgia, Wonderwell & We Die Young).
Sergeant Billings: Marc Pickering (Boardwalk Empire, Sleepy Hollow & Les Miserables).
Major Stuart: Sebastian Armesto (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Broadchurch & Poldark).
Luca Bertucci: Johnny Palmiero (Green Street, Welcome to Punch & The Inbetweeners).
Maddalena Petrucco: Flaminia Cinque: (Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Fresh Meat & Leap Year).
Giuseppe Petrucco: Vincenzo Nicoli (Alien 3, The Dark Knight & Captain Phillips)
Kurt Schwitters: Carsten Hayes (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Infiltrator & V for Vendetta)
Don Otterini: Enzo Squillino Jnr (Paddington 2, Nine & Mamma Mia).
Some of the Crew Include:
Director/Writer/Producer – Marco Petrucco: (HARLOTS, THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD& W1A).
Producer – Samantha Seivwright: (GAME OF THRONES, DOWNTOWN ABBEY & THE CROWN).
Writer/Co – Producer – Adam Kempton: (THE NINTH GATE, BASEMENT & LADY GODIVA).
DOP – John Craine: (BLACKBIRD, MINDHORN & DOM HEMINGWAY).
Production Designer – Sally Black: Emmy nominated. (BODY OF LIES, MINDHORN & KINGDOM OF HEAVEN).
Costume Designer – Tilly Jones: (HARLOTS, KISS ME FIRST & ANOTHER MOTHERS SON).
Make Up Designer – Romaine Bowman: (HARLOTS, WRATH OF THE TITANS & DOWNTOWN ABBEY).