21st London Raindance Film Festival official trailer


1861 – Italy is becoming a united nation, but it is a time of turmoil. In Sicily brigands, female as well as male, roam the land. Brigantessa Reginella – the hero of our story – is planning her revenge on the man who brutally wronged her.


Western-44Giovanni La Pàrola (Palermo, 1975) studied cinema in Bologna and started immediatly to direct shorts and  documentaries. In 2001 with the movie “Still Life” he won the Cesare Zavattini Proce with which he made the short film, “Il pugile”. In 2006 he directed the feature movie “E se domani”, distributed by Medusa. In 2011 he directs Cusutu n ‘Coddu, funded by New Art Price of the Fondazione del Monte di Bologna and the Italian Ministry of Culture. The short film has received numerous awards in national and international festivals.




Written and Directed by: Giovanni La Pàrola
Cast: Sabrina Impacciatore (Reginella), Attacco Generale (Rosabella)
D.o.p.: Marco Bassano
Set design: Erica Facchini
Costume design: Cristina La Pàrola
Make up: Paola Gattabrusi
Hair: Daniela Tartari
Music: Francesco Cerasi

Produced by: Dugong in collaboration with FilmGood e Lotus