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Salvatore Mereu - Futuro Prossimo

Orizzonti Short Films - Out of Competition



Italy / 18’
language Sardinian, Italian, Nigerian
cast Francesco Vesta, Rachel Akinbi, Mojo Kuti, Susanna Mantega, Roberto Pilato
screenplay Salvatore Mereu, Rossana Patricelli
cinematographer Sandro Chessa
editor Davide Dal Padullo
production designer Andrea Serra
costume designer Chiara Fadda
sound Daniele De Angelis

Synopsis

During the day Rachel and Mojo wander the city, looking for a job without success. At night they take shelter in one of the cabins at a seaside resort. Till one morning...

Director’s Statement

In the life of a cinema workshop, the search for ideas is a daily challenge. Looking at the world in a Zavattini-way is always the obvious path if you want to give voice to a feeling. That’s how Futuro Prossimo was born: examining those young lives stagnating in the reception centres and that spill into the city while waiting for someone to write a future for them.

Production/Distribution

PRODUCTION 1: CELCAM - Università di Cagliari
Via Is Mirrionis, 1
09123 Cagliari – Italy
Tel. + 39 0706757365
celcam@unica.it

PRODUCTION 2: Viacolvento
via Gramsci 66
08100Nuoro – Italy
Tel. +39 078432270
viacolventofilm@gmail.com

ITALIAN DISTRIBUTOR: Viacolvento
via Gramsci 66
08100Nuoro – Italy
Tel. +39 078432270
viacolventofilm@gmail.com

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