Girl in Flight - La Fuga


Nominated for EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY AWARD! (read more)

La Fuga — Girl in Flight is one of three films in Europe to be nominated the European Film Academy Youth Audience Award.The winner will be announced on Sunday May 6th.

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WORLD CINEMA AWARD for BEST FOREIGN FEATURE FILM at the Woodstock Film Festival in New York

We are very happy and proud to announce that La Fuga — Girl in Flight won the WORLD CINEMA AWARD for BEST FOREIGN FEATURE FILM at the Woodstock Film Festival in Woodstock, New York!

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“A tender, captivating emotional indie gem!”  — B. Pokras


Inspired by real events, Girl in Flight - La Fuga is the story of 11-year old Silvia whose life at home is consumed by her mother’s clinical depression. When no one will take the time to fulfill her dream to visit Rome, she runs away, determined to see it for herself. On a train she meets a Roma girl, Emina, and begins following her through the streets of Rome to her gypsy camp. Shot in a real Roma camp using non-actors, the film also features the Italian stars Donatella Finocchiaro and Filippo Nigro. Girl in Flight's beautiful imagery, captured by award-winning cinematographer Vladan Radovic (Donatello award for Anime Nere, 2015), reflects the tender, frightening and exciting emotional journey of a young girl coming into her own.



  • Director, Writer: Sandra Vannucchi
  • Producer, Writer: Michael King
  • Producer: Ruedi Gerber
  • Director of Photography: Vladan Radovic


  • Giulia: Donatella Finocchiaro
  • Pietro: Filippo Nigro
  • Silvia: Lisa Andreozzi
  • Emina: Emina Amatovic
  • Edoardo: Andrea Atzei
  • Muhammed: Alessio Spagnoli
  • Michele: Dario Andreozzi
  • Carla: Linda Cerabolini
  • Signora Treno: Silvia Salvatori
  • Antoinette: Jelena Halilovic
  • Fadila: Chiara Ahmetovic
  • Zinad: Deaniele Garofalo

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