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Narrative Feature | Italy/France/Switzerland | 2023 | Italian | 133 minutes

In 1980s Tuscany, Arthur (Emmy Award® winner Josh O’Connor, ''The Crown'') leads a band of tombaroli, thieves of ancient Etruscan relics and archaeological wonders, while also searching for Beniamina (Yile Yara Vianello), the woman he has lost. To find her, he must go inside the earth in search of the door to the mythological afterlife. Academy Award® nominee Alice Rohrwacher (HAPPY AS LAZZARO, HIFF 2018) returns with this vivid, adventurous journey, using her signature magical realism to excavate the intertwined worlds of the living and the dead. Featuring brilliant performances from O’Connor, Isabella Rossellini, and Alba Rohrwacher, LA CHIMERA is an expertly crafted, mystical story interrogating what it means to strive for the unattainable. A Neon release.

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