Giovanna's Father

Giovanna's Father

Giovanna's Father is a 2008 Italian drama film directed by Pupi Avati.


In Bologna in the late 1930s, Michele Casali (Silvio Orlando) teaches design at the same institute where his daughter Giovanna (Alba Rohrwacher) studies. Michele is a loving father, but overprotective. He does not recognize the mental health problems of his daughter and cannot save her when she is committed to a mental institution after killing her best friend.

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    contentLocation Italy
    director Pupi Avati
    genre drama
    keywords best friend kill loving father mental health mental institution
    musicBy Riz Ortolani