Running time: 58 min.

Production: Karousel films.

Director: Giuseppe Petitto.

Camera: Giuseppe Petitto, Giorgio Voyatzakis, Elio Gentile.

Status: Post-production.


a film by Giuseppe Petitto

September - December 2012. Matteo Renzi, the 37-year-old mayor of Florence, rushes through all the 110 Italian provinces in a white camper, to give speeches with a touch of American-style campaigning while running in the primaries that will decide who will lead Italy's Democratic Party in national elections of 2013. "Primaries, Italian Style" is a cinema verité behind-the-scenes account of the candidate's campaign, shot with unprecedented access.

Read this article of The New York Times for more info on the campaign

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