Domenico de Feudis ‘debut film, produced by HT Film, Indigo Film and Lebowski, The bond will be available from 2 October in streaming on Netflix, and also sees Mariella Lo Sardo, Giulia Patrignani, Federica Rosellini, Raffaella d’ Avella.
From 2nd October will be available in streaming his Netflix The link, a horror starring My Master e Riccardo Scamarcio, which marks the directorial debut of Domenico de feuds, who was Paolo Sorrentino’s assistant director in The great beauty e Them 1 e Them 2, and who has also worked, again as an assistant director, in Miele by Valeria Golino, I and she by Maria Sole Tognazzi, The hidden color of things by Silvio Soldini e Loves that don’t know how to stay in the world by Francesca Comencini.
The link It has been developed starting from the idea behind his 2017 short The hour of darkness, and draws inspiration from the concept of fascination in the famous anthropology essay “Sud e Magia” by Ernesto De Martino, telling a story suspended between realism and black magic and set in an unprecedented Puglia, rich in archaic beliefs, popular traditions and rituals.
The Link: The Trailer
The official plot of The Bond
Francesco (Riccardo Scamarcio) is bringing for the first time his partner Emma (Mia Maestro) and Sofia (Giulia Patrignani), her daughter, to meet her mother Teresa (Mariella Lo Sardo) who lives in an ancient villa surrounded by olive trees centenarians. The woman is said to be a healer, because she is capable of performing magical rites on people.
One night Sofia is stung in her sleep by a tarantula, from this moment Emma and her daughter will witness increasingly disturbing events. So while the little girl quickly manifests serious signs of illness and possession, Emma begins to trust no one.
In a dizzying crescendo of tension, Emma will try to escape even if the bond around her and her daughter now seems indissoluble.
Produced by Viola Prestieri, Nicola Giuliano, Riccardo Scamarcio per HT Film, Indigo Film e Lebowski, The link was written by Domenico de Feudis, Davide Orsini, Daniele Cosci with the advice of Gianluca Bernardini. The photograph is by Luca Santagostino; the editing by Giancarlo Fontana; the original music by Massimiliano Mechelli; the scenography of Eugenia F. Di Napoli; the costumes of Marija Tosic.