Italy’s Groenlandia Launches Unit Dedicated to Films and Series Directed by Women

Italy’s expanding production company Groenlandia — the shingle behind ITV’s “Romulus” skein and recent Netflix Italian original film “The Incredible Story of Rose Island” — is launching a groundbreaking new unit dedicated to women directors and writers.Called Lynn, the new female-driven label is a first for Italy.

They have partnered on a feature film with Amazon Studios and on another movie with Rai Cinema.Projects in various stages in the Lynn pipeline comprise romantic comedy “Blackout Love” (pictured), toplining rising Italian star Anna Foglietta, who served as master of ceremonies at the 2020 Venice Film Festival.In “Blackout Love,” which is being directed by first-timer Francesca Marino, Foglietta (“Perfect Strangers”) plays the coach of a female volleyball team whose love life is disrupted by the arrival of an old flame.

Shooting started in December on the pic, which is being produced by Lynn with financing from Amazon Studios.Lynn has

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