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The Disappearance of My Mother The Disappearance of My Mother
Director:Beniamino Barrese
Producer:Nanof、RYOT Films
Country / Region:Italy
Particular year:2019
Length of time:95min

  • A brief introduction to the film
  • Film creation
  • Video
  • Contact mode
Benedetta wants to disappear. An iconic fashion model in the 1960s, she became a muse to Warhol, Dali & Penn and Avedon. As a radical feminist in the 1970s, she fought for the rights and emancipation of women. A fight against the manipulating world of images and against her sons camera who filmed her since he was a child, despite her resistance.
Beniamino Barrese graduated with a degree in Philosophy at Statale di Milano, International Political Economy at King’s College London and later received his MA in Cinematography at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield, UK. Since 2011 he has been working as a filmmaker, director of photography and photographer. His work as a DP includes fiction and documentary features, commercials, fashion films, music promos and short films, which have travelled around festivals worldwide. (The Disappearance of My Mother) is his first feature-length film as a director.