The World Is Flat

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The World Is Flat (La terre est plate)

Directed by Matteo Carrega Bertolini

  • France, Switzerland, Italy 2018; 76 min
  • Original version: French
  • Genre: Drama


Jean is a young man at the end of his studies wandering in a city too big for him. His monotonous reality is shaken up when Antoine, a charismatic musician, takes him under his wing. The two comrades, bound by a powerful friendship, are carried away by the unpredictable journey of life.

Director's Statement

THE WORLD IS FLAT is the story of young people trying to fit in a life they have to shape. The film captures the heartbeat rhythm of everyday life in a flow of funny and tragic moments, portraying a friendship that evolves over time. It is a direct dialogue with my generation, an uncertain youth that is facing a drab world and that constantly needs to reinvent itself. Without taking a step back and with no intellectual posture, we felt the necessity to tell a story close to our intimate emotions. A story both personal and universal regarding what it means to be young nowadays, in a world without cardinal directions.



    Paola Dall'Olio