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L’elemosina – The handout

Director: Gianni De Blasi

YEAR 2020
RUNTIME 16 min
GENRE drama
REALEASE DATE 2020
DISTRIBUTION WeShort Sayonara

STORY

Laura, una donna sola e benestante, decide di abbandonare la propria casa per poter accedere al provino del talent show «L’Elemosina». Il format vede tre mendicanti contendersi la compassione del pubblico da casa raccogliendo donazioni in diretta. Il desiderio di apparire della donna nasconde in realtà un ultimo disperato gesto di riscatto.

 

Laura, a lonely and wealthy woman, decides to leave her home in order to audition for the talent show “The Handout”. The show is about three beggars compete for the sympathy of the public from home by collecting donations live. The woman’s desire to appear actually hides a last desperate gesture of redemption.

CREW

Director Gianni De Blasi
Produced by Salvatore Caracuta
DP Giorgio Giannoccaro
Editing Mattia Soranzo
Sound  Gianluigi Gallo
VFX Fernando Luceri

CAST

Iaia Forte
Werner Wass
Demetra Bellina

 

FESTIVAL: LUSCA Fantastic Film Fest 2020, Puerto Rico (Official Selection) Trieste Science+Fiction Festival 2020, Italy (Official Selection) End of Days Film Festival 2021, United States (Best Apocalyptic Story) Olbia Film Network Short Film Market 2020 Magma International Short Film Festival 2020, Italy (Official Selection) Scare-A-Con Film Festival 2020, US (Official Selection) Lecce Film Fest – Festival Del Cinema Invisibile 2021, Italy (Official Selection) LIFF – COLPO D’OCCHIO – Lamezia International Film Fest 2020, Italy (Official Selection) CyBorg Film Festival 2021, Italy (Official Selection) Festival Corti sul mare 2021, Italy (Official Selection) Ciak Film Festival 2021, Italy (Finalist) Bueiff Channel 2022, Argentina (Official Selection) International Short Film Festival The Unprecedented Cinema 2021, Estonia (Out of Competition) Apocalypse Later International Fantastic Film Festival 2021, US (Official Selection) San Cristobal de las Casas International Film Arts Festival 2022, Mexico (Official Selection