by Manetti bros.
Italy, 2021, 133′

The obscure, romantic tale of the meeting between Diabolik and Eva Kant, set in the state of Clerville in the late 1960s.  Inspector Ginko is on their trail, racing to stop their diabolical plans.

Manetti bros.
Michelangelo La Neve
Francesca Amitrano
Federico Maria Maneschi

Pivio E Aldo De Scalzi
Lavinia Burcheri
production design
Noemi Marchica
Ginevra De Carolis

Luca Marinelli
Miriam Leone
(Eva Kant)
Valerio Mastandrea
Alessandro Roia
Serena Rossi
Roberto Citran
(Hotel Manager)
Claudia Gerini
(Mrs. Morel)
Luca Di Giovanni
Antonino Iuorio
(Prison Director)
Vanessa Scalera
Daniela Piperno
(Bank Manager)
Pier Giorgio Bellocchio
(Sgt. Palmer)
Guglielmo Favilla
(Agent Florian)
Urbano Barberini
Giovanni Calcagno
(Fire Chief)
Davide Devenuto
(Inspector Driskell)
Stefano Pesce
Massimo Triggiani
(Defense Attorney)

Carlo Macchitella
Manetti bros.
with Rai Cinema
with the support of
Emilia – Romagna Film Commission
Friuli Venezia Giulia Film Commission
Film Commission Vallee D’aoste
associated producer
Luigi De Vecchi
in association with

A screenwriting and directing duo, Antonio and Marco Manetti made their directorial debut in 1995 with the short film Consegna a domicilio, an episode of the film DeGenerazione. Their first feature, the 1997 Torino Boys, premiered at the Locarno Film Festival and next at the Torino Film Festival, where it received a Jury Special Mention. In the year 2000 Zora the Vampire was released, followed by, among others, The 17th Floor, Paura and The Arrival of Wang. The Manetti Bros.’ 2013 film Song of Napoli bowed at the Rome Film Festival to unanimous critical and audience acclaim. In 2017 their film Love and Bullets competed at the Venice Film Festival and went on to win multiple awards, among them the David di Donatello for best film. The two brothers have also directed for the small screen, working on the series Inspector Coliandro, to name one. They joined forces with Carlo Macchitella and the German major Beta Film to found Mompracem, a production company one of the aims of which is to make way for young emerging directors and foster film projects that combine quality and entertainment.

2021 Diabolik
2017 Ammore e malavita
2013 Song’e Napule

2012 Paura
2011 L’arrivo di Wang
2005 Piano 17

2000 Zora la vampira
1997 Torino Boys
1994 DeGenerazione
(segment: Consegna a domicilio)