Screen can reveal the first trailer for Alessandro Comodin’s Italian docufiction Gigi La Legge (The Adventures of Gigi The Law) which is screening in Competition at Locarno Film Festival (August 3-13).

Set in a rural village in the north-east of Italy, the film follows a policeman investigating a string of local suicides. 

It is produced by frequent collaborators Paolo Benzi of Okta Films, Pierre-Olivier Bardet of Idéale Audience and Alice Lemaire of Michigan Films. Shellac Films is handling international sales on the title.

Comodin previously won Locarno’s Filmmakers of the Present award in 2011 with Summer Of Giacomo.