Vertigo Releasing has set the UK release date for Matteo Garrone’s ‘Pinocchio’ starring Roberto Benigni. The announcemnt has come with a fresh english dubbed trailer of the film which is set to arrive in UK cinemas, August 14.
The film premiered at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year after opening in Italy on Christmas (December 19) last year. The film is originally shot in Italian but for UK releases its getting an english dubbing.
Based on the Carlo Collodi's Novel, the film is live-action adaptation of the classic story of a wooden puppet named Pinocchio who comes to life.
The film has Roberto Benigni starring as Geppetto, Federico Ielapi plays Pinocchio, with a full cast including Marine Vacth, Marcello Fonte, Gigi Proietti, Davide Marotta, Massimiliano Gallo, Rocco Papaleo, and Massimo Ceccherini.
The official synopsis is as follows:
In this live-action adaptation of the beloved fairytale, old woodcarver Gepetto (Roberto Benigni), fashions a wooden puppet, Pinocchio (Federico Ielapi), who magically comes to life. Pinocchio longs for adventure and is easily led astray, encountering magical beasts, fantastical spectacles, while making friends and foes along his journey. However his dream is to become a real boy, which can only come true if he finally changes his ways.
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