Released: 6 December 2013

Country: Italy 

Director: Sergio Castellitto

Producer: Roberto Sessa

Writers: Sergio Castellitto, Margaret Mazzantini

Lead Actors: Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch


The Italian feature film Venuto al Mondo (Twice Born) directed by Sergio Castellitto, is set partially in wartime Bosnia in the 1990s. Although the plot is not centered on the UN’s involvement, UNPROFOR (CTN Protection Force) personnel and equipment are featured in a number of scenes. 

CCOI’s Role:

CCOI provided technical advice on the script and liaised with the relevant UN offices to gain legal clearance for the use of UN branded equipment. 

Related UN Issues:  

Sustainable Development Goals - #16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and #17 Partnerships for Goals