Italy – 94 min. – language: English
[Biennale College Cinema]
Director : Giorgio Ferrero
Cast : Van Quattro, Danilo Tribunal, Andrea Pavoni Belli, Vito Mirizzi, Vittoria De Ferrari Sapetto, Andrea Valfrè
Producer : Federico Biasin
Van is an oil worker living in Texas, near the most important oil basin in the United States. Danilo is a chief engineer of trans-oceanic Cargo ships and works every day in the engine in the heart of the ship. Andrea is an Italian scientist, a luminaire in the world of acoustic physics that has spent his life on books and in silence. Vito spent half of his life managing slot machines in the Swiss clubs and is now responsible for the waste incinerator’s pit. These men are unknowingly at the basis of the long chain of creation, transportation, marketing, and destruction of objects in our contemporary bulimic life and are part of the same story without ever having met. Vittoria and Andrea are a couple like many others. They have had an accumulating life that is coming to the saturation point and they are not able to see a way out. They are forty. They have spent their childhood in the full boom of commercial television, and have grown up through the birth of the internet afterwards. Vittoria and Andrea are us.
MYBOSSWAS (multimedia creative studio based in Turin) creative director, Giorgio Ferrero composed score music and soundtracks of around 20 film and theatre performances for artists and directors like Paolo Giordano, Daniele Gaglianone, De Serio brothers, Stephen Fingleton. He wrote and directed with Federico Biasin and Rodolfo Mongitore the short film ‘Riverbero’ judged in the Rome Film Festival, the Glasgow Film Festival and the Brooklyn Film Festival launched online by Huffinghton Post, Wired and Corriere della Sera. He created sound, visual and interactive installations presented at the Museo del Novecento in Milan, the MAXXI in Rome, the Bordeaux Biennale and Experimenta Design in Lisbon, Palazzo Madama in Turin. He designed crossmedia campaigns and directed commercials and photo shootings for brands such as Nike, Cassina, Champion, Condé Nast, Einaudi Editore.
In 2011 Federico Biasin founded MYBOSSWAS nominated by Good Short Films: ‘one of the most innovative creative studios in Italy.’ He directed and shot short films and commercials for brands like Nike, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Technogym, Condé Nast. He produced multimedia contents and installations for museums and international cultural events. In 2006 he founded the video department of Bellissimo, a design studio based in Turin, working as producer, DoP, director and designer. In 2003 he collaborated to realize a business incubator related video and music production, able to produce more than 40 short films and commercial every year.
Press Screening : Saturday 2 Sept. – 11:15 – Sala Giardino
Official Screening : Saturday 2 Sept. – 17:30 – Sala Giardino
Additional Screening : Sunday 3 Sept. – 20:00 – Sala Pasinetti
Talent in Venice:
Giorgio Ferrero (director)
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