Monday, August 26, 2013


By AFP/Relaxnews

Miu Miu goes to Sicily

Photo courtesy of Miu Miu

The Italian brand has released a trailer for "Le Donne della Vucciria," the sixth film in Miu Miu's "Women's Tales" collection of films. 

"Le Donne Della Vucciria" ("The Women of Vucciria") shows off the vibrant women of the famous street market in Palermo, Sicily, with a minute long trailer clip released today.

Directed by Palestinian actress and filmmaker Hiam Abbass, the teaser trailer opens with a shot of miniature Sicilian puppets wearing the latest Miu Miu collection before building to a rousing musical crescendo. Fifty-two-year-old Abbass has previously starred in films including Steven Spielberg's "Munich" and made her directorial debut last year with "The Inheritance." We can't wait to see the full short when it's unveiled within the coming weeks.

Photo courtesy of Miu Miu

Photo courtesy of Miu Miu

Photo courtesy of Miu Miu

Beginning in September 2011, Italian luxury brand Miu Miu has released a series of films exploring women's experiences of love, with a diverse range of female directors including Zoe Cassavetes. "The Door," the last film in the Women's Tales series, was directed by American Ava DuVernay, who in 2012 became the first African-American woman to win the Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

Watch the teaser:

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