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In an artist studio, the painted faces and figures slowly take shape. The eye and the hand at work seem chasing eachother and weaving together. The moving image and the painting start mirroying and recalling eachother, becoming one single element.


Francesco Dongiovanni (1978) lives and works in Apulia (Italy). He has been interested in ethnology, landscapes, archive, memory and anthropological cinema for a long time. He works for the production company Murex, which he founded with his collaborators.
His filmography also includes the medium-lenght films: Happiness Is a Densely Unpopulated Place, Elegies from the Beginning of the World – Of Men and Trees, Giano and Anapeson.


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  • Rights
    Festivals, Sales
  • Country
  • Year
  • Length
    20′, col.

  • Director 
    Francesco Dongiovanni
  • Screenplay
    Francesco Dongiovanni
  • Editing
    Francesco Dongiovanni
  • Photography
    Francesco Dongiovanni

  • Music
    Salahaddin Roberto Re David
  • Sound
    Graziano Cammisa
  • Cast
    Pierluca Cetera

  • Producer 
    Cosimo Santoro
  • Executive Producer
    Marco Cardetta
  • Production
    The Open Reel
  • Executive Production

  • Torino Film Festival 2016 – Italian Short Film Competition
  • Lecce European Film Festival 2017 – Out of Competition
  • Le Corti dell’Imperatore Gioia del Colle 2017
  • CINEoffiCINE Castellaneta 2020
  • Lecce European Film Festival – Il Festival sotto l’albero 2020
  • Shorts Mexico Mexico City 2022

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