First Light (film)

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First Light
First Light (film) poster.jpg
Directed by Vincenzo Marra
Produced by Arturo Paglia
Isabella Cocuzza
Written by Vincenzo Marra
Angelo Carbone
Story by Vincenzo Marra
Starring Riccardo Scamarcio
Music by Camila Moreno
Cinematography Maura Morales Bergmann
Release date
  • September 10, 2015 (2015-09-10) (Venice Film Festival)
Country Italy

First Light (Italian: La prima luce Italian pronunciation: [la ˈpriːma ˈluːtʃe], also spelled as The First Light) is a 2015 drama film written and directed by Vincenzo Marra and starring Riccardo Scamarcio.[1][2] It was screened in the Venice Days section at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, in which it won the Pasinetti Award for Venice Days' Best film.[3]



  • Riccardo Scamarcio as Marco
  • Daniela Ramirez as Martina
  • Gianfabio Pezzolla as Mateo
  • Luis Gnecco as Ramos, the Lawyer
  • Alejandro Goic as Carlos, the Detective
  • Paulina Urrutia as the Judge
  • Maria Eugenia Barrenechea as Martina's Aunt

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Deborah Young (9 October 2015). "'The First Light': Venice Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  2. ^ Vittoria Scarpa (11 September 2015). "First Light: a father in search of his son". CinEuropa. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  3. ^ "First Light by Vincenzo Marra wins the Pasinetti Award for Best Film at Venice Days 2015". Paco Cinematografica. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2016.

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