Laura Bispuri

Laura Bispuri • Director of The Peacock's Paradise

Slowly but surely, Laura Bispuri is adding characters to her stories, from one in her debut, Sworn Virgin. , which is playing in the Orizzonti section of the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Cineuropa: There’s a myth about the “difficult third work” by an artist. Did this one throw up...
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Venice 2021 Women Directors: Meet Laura Bispuri – “The Peacock’s Paradise”

Laura Bispuri’s first film, “Sworn Virgin,” was presented in Competition at the Berlinale and received the Nora Ephron Prize at Tribeca Film Festival, the Firebird Award at Hong Kong Film Fest, the Golden Gate New Directors Prize at San Francisco Film Fest, the FIPRESCI at Off Camera International Festival of Independent Cinema in Krakow, and a Globo D’oro. Her second film, “Daughter of Mine,” also screened in Competition at the Berlinale. Variety included it in its “10 Directors to Watch” list and the film was selected for numerous festivals around the world, winning awards at Shanghai and Haifa.