Habit of Beauty, The (2016)
Francesca Neri, Vincenzo Amato, Nico Mirallegro
Centered around the themes of love and loss, "The habit of beauty" tells the story of Elena and Ernesto, a couple torn apart by the tragic death of their young son. Few years after the accident, photographer Ernesto discovers he has a terminal illness and attempts to reconnect with his curator and ex wife. Unaware of his illness, Elena agrees to host his last exhibition and is introduced to Ian, a troubled boy from a rough council estate. Ernesto and Elena realize that helping Ian out of his difficult life is the only way to get through their immense grief. As the opening night of Ernesto final exhibition arrives, he disappears. Elena realizes he has gone back to Italy for the first time since the accident. Their voyage from London to Italy is an internal journey that brings them together again and changes Ian's life forever....more