Upon the death of their father Greta and Lucio, who didn't speak to one another in many years, are called back to their childhood home to face the requests of the testament in order to get the inheritance; so they will be forced to reflect on their difficult past and to face a dangerous individual to whom the father held a debt.
Year of production 2019 Length 20 min Country Italy Shooting FormatAlexa XT Aspect Ratio 2,39:1 Sound 5.1 Dialogue Italian
DirectorGuglielmo Loliva Producers Guglielmo Loliva, Filippo Loliva, Simone Aguiari Production Tracce di Cinema, Their Studio Production Manager Francesca Andriani Cinematographer Lorenzo Zama SoundRebecca Nicotra Director's Assistant Francesco Masi Writer Guglielmo Loliva EditingRoberto Scaravilli (Their Studio) Scenography Antonia D'Orsi Costume Silvia Romualdi Music Stefano Angaramo, Filippo Loliva Cast Annalisa Insarda, Luigi Biava, Roberto Negri, Claudio Trionfi Festival Selections Chennai International Short Film Festival 2020, India Website Facebook
Director's Intention The main theme is the constant and inevitable research by people of self forgiveness for their own choices, and of forgiveness by others. I explored the theme showing its most painful and violent consequences. Family is a microcosm that forms the lives of people, but most importantly it shapes their personality. On one hand, we have Greta, that represents the elder successful sibling, the most detached and strong one, in reality we get a portrait of a selfish woman who's scared of the passing of time. On the other hand, there's Lucio, the youngest sibling, who has suffered and bears a grudge too powerful for forgiveness, from which he draws the strength and violence typical of those who feel abandoned. Lastly, we have Chameleon, an out-of-time individual, that schemes a plot so absurd, with almost a tragic ending, to try and uselessly change the past. The story is completely shot in one room, the living room, as if the old home of the now grown Greta and Lucio is not only a prison, but a chance to start their relationship in a new, authentic way.