Enzo returns to Genoa after a lengthy absence. He crosses the city in search of places he remembers from before but they have been inexorably changed by passing time. He finds Mary waiting for him at the small house in the ghetto of the old city. His life-long companion, she has been waiting for Enzo to return from the prison where he was serving time.

Director’s biography

Pietro was born in Caserta in 1976 and attended the Accademy of fine arts,  where he studied painting. In 2007 he realized the documentary Il Passaggio della Linea, presented at the Venice International Film Festival, which revealed him internationally as author. In 2009 he has directed the award-winning film La Bocca del Lupo. In 2011, he made Il Silenzio di Pelešjan, presented as a special event at the 68th Venice film Festival, it participated at many international festivals.

Festivals and awards

SCAM Award – Cinéma du Réel 2010
FIPRESCI Prize, Best Film – Torino Film Festival 2010
Caligari Award, Teddy Award – Berlin Film Festival 2010


The Mouth of the Wolf (doc.)
Director: Pietro Marcello
Country: Italy, France
Year: 2009.
Runtime: 76′
Language: Italian
Cast: Vincenzo Motta, Mary Monaco, Franco Leo
Production: Indigo Film, l’Avventurosa Film
In Focus: Pietro Marcello

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