The contemporary architecture of Rome is at the heart of the beautifully shot and winsomely appealing Nina, which charts the oddball escapades of a young woman in a depopulated Rome during one hot summer. This heartwarming tale of a lonesome girl who teaches singing and dog-sits during her holidays on the outskirts of Rome. The striking cinematography evokes Nina’s indefinable anxiety. By opening herself up to life she conquers a vision of her future full of imagination and beauty.
As the protagonist glides through Rome’s suburbs, the depopulated scenery is refreshing and unique like a fantasy world.