No Dogs Or Italians Allowed

No Dogs Or Italians Allowed

Original Name:Interdit Aux Chiens Et Aux Italiens
English Name:No Dogs Or Italians Allowed
Year: 2022
Run Time: 70 Minutes
Language: French, Italian
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Portugal
Director: Alain Ughetto
Producer: Alexandre Cornu
Cast: Alain Ughetto, Ariane Ascaride
Screenplay:Alain Ughetto, Alexis Galmot, Anne Paschetta
Cinematographer: Fabien Drouet, Sara Sponga
Editor: Denis Leborgne
Music Composer: Nicola Piovani
Production Company:Les Films du Tambour de Soie
World Sales:Indiesales

Festivals :

  • Locarno FF
  • Annecy International Animation FF
  • IFF Rotterdam
  • Antalya Golden Orange FF
  • Melbourne IFF

Director’s Selected Filmography :

  • 2013 Jasmine
  • 1991 Une Carrière Fulgurante
  • 1984 La Boule (Short)

Director’s Biography:

No Dogs Or Italians Allowed-director

Alain Ughetto is a seasoned animator and documentary filmmaker. La Boule (1984) premiered in Cannes and won France’s César Award for Best Short Animation Film. Jasmine (2013) won the European Film Award for Best Animated Feature Film. His feature-length animated doc No Dogs Or Italians Allowed (2022) has toured multiple festivals and garnered many awards.


In the Beginning of the 20th century - Ughettera, Northern Italy, The Ughetto family’s village. Living in the region had become very difficult and the Ughettos dream of a better life abroad. Legend has it that Luigi Ughetto crossed the Alps starting a new life in France, thus changing the destiny of his beloved family forever. His grandson travels back in time revisiting their history. in an intimate dialogue with his grandmother Cesira.