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Italian Drama! Francesco Carrozzini Tells Giovanna Battaglia About His New Film "Franca: Chaos and Creation"

In a brief interview before the premiere of his film "Franca: Chaos and Creation," Francesco Carrozzini tells Giovanna Battaglia how he convinced his mother, legendary Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani, to participate in the film and the most surprising thing he learned in the process.

Released on 9/3/2016

Credits

Starring: Francesco Carrozzini and Giovanna Battaglia

Transcript

00:01
Hi, I'm Giovanna, W Magazine.
00:03
I'm here in Venice Film Festival
00:04
for the premiere of Chaos and Creation.
00:08
[Cameraman] Cool.
00:09
[Giovanna] How did you convince her?
00:11
How did I convince her?
00:13
I told her I was gonna make a great film.
00:15
(chuckles) And hopefully I did.
00:16
[Giovanna] That's good enough. We'll see.
00:18
What surprised you the most?
00:20
What surprised me the most is that
00:21
my father was married when he started seeing my mother.
00:24
[Giovanna] Oy, oy, oy! Italian drama.
00:27
(Francesco laughs)
00:29
[Giovanna] Four years in filming the movie,
00:30
what was the most difficult part?
00:32
The most difficult part was trying to understand
00:34
how I could balance her work and our relationship.
00:38
[Giovanna] What people will learn about your mother?
00:41
That she's a mother. That she's a woman,
00:43
and she's not just a cold editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue.
00:47
[Giovanna] She's the best.
00:48
Francesco, you want to make movie now?
00:50
Yeah, I'd like to make films like the master
00:52
who I learned everything from, Roman Polanski.
00:54
That's who I would want to be.
00:56
[Giovanna] Wow! Here's --