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The Disappearance Of My Mother


Benedetta wants to disappear. An iconic fashion model in the 1960s, she became a muse to Warhol, Dali & Penn and Avedon. As a radical feminist in the 1970s, she fought for the rights and emancipation of women. A fight against the manipulating world of images and against her sons camera who filmed her since he was a child, despite her resistance.


  • “alternately tender and tempestuous”
    The Hollywood Reporter
  • “A portrait of a woman in rebellion… making the personal ferociously political."
    The New York Times

Festival Participation

  • Sundance - 2019
  • CPH:DOX - 2019
  • Global Cinema FF of Boston - 2019
    Jury Prize - Best Documentary Film

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