As part of Fiat's sponsorship of the 2016 Lavazza Italian Film Festival and the world premiere of 'The Space Between', the first official co-production feature between Italy and Australia, the Fiat team have joined forces with the film's director Melbournian Ruth Borgobello. The Italian partners took a journey to the historic Friuli Venezia Giulia region in Italy where the film is set to enjoy all things Italy, food, wine and beautiful scenery.
To celebrate the launch of The Space Between, which premiered at the 2016 Lavazza Italian Film Festival, festival sponsor Fiat cruised back to their Italian roots, collaborating with the film's director Ruth Borgobello. The journey saw Fiat visit the historic Friuli Venezia Giulia region in Italy, the setting of the film. Located just an hour's drive from Venice, the region boasts a richly diverse landscape that transverses the jagged Giulian Alps, the countryside peppered with vineyards and UNESCO-listed medieval towns Udine and Cividale.
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Pioneering new ground as the first Australian-Italian feature co-production is writer-director Ruth Borgobello’s touching sensory delight, The Space Between, making its world premiere at LIFF.
Marco (Flavio Parenti) is a 35 year-old ex-chef who has given up his career and any sense of hope to return to Udine in Northern Italy to nurse his ailing father. Even when offered a job at a restaurant in Melbourne, he declines using his father as the excuse. When tragedy strikes, the only glimmer of joy arrives in the form of Olivia (Maeve Dermody), a spirited Australian chasing her dream of working in design while on a family mission in Udine. Against the stunning vineyards, rugged mountains and blue Adriatic of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, these two very different people find themselves at a crossroads that will change their lives forever.
The Space Between is a celebration of the Italian spirit of la dolce vita – a stylistically and emotionally beautiful film appealing to the romantic in all of us.
As part of their partnership with the 2016 Lavazza Italian Film Festival, our friends at Fiat headed back to their Italian roots earlier this month, collaborating with film director Ruth Borgobello of ‘The Space Between’ (premiering at the festival).
The journey saw Fiat explore their Italian roots in Friuli Venezia Giulia – a largely undiscovered area in the north-east of Italy. 100km from Venice, the region boasts a richly diverse landscape that encompasses the jagged Giulian alps, a vineyard peppered countryside and the deep blue Adriatic sea.