OMBRE A MEZZOGIORNO / Shadows at Midday (Italy, 2023, 75′)

XXX X ottobre, ore XX.XX, Cinema Massimo, Sala X

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Direction: Enrico Carnuccio
Screenplay: Nicodemo Bumbaca, Enrico Carnuccio
Photography: Stefano Croci
Editing: Enrico Carnuccio, Enrico Masi
Music: Mujura
Production: Caucaso

Based on the micro story of the director?s family, cue for a wider analysis, the film analyzes the great internal Italian migration in the 1960s and 1980s. Through personal histories, the documentary makes a journey from Calabria to Turin. The documentary highlights the displacement, the uprooting, the disorientation of who left their land and had to relocate in an unfamiliar city and a new work environment, that of the factory.

Enrico Carnuccio (Turin, Italy, 1981) is a photographer, filmmaker and researcher of environmental acoustics. He graduated as a civil engineer, then he specialized in the study of the soundscape. Between 2010 and 2020 he lived in Lisbon and Heidelberg, developing his visual approach as a photographer. He consolidated his experience as a filmmaker by collaborating with Caucaso Factory and by working on the projects: Shelter – Farewell to Eden (2019), Lucas a lucendo – A proposito di Carlo Levi (2019) e Terra incognita. In 2019 he produced and directed Ökofast, an experimental short film on the green politics of Germany. Ombre a Mezzogiorno is his debut in the feature film.

Filmography: Ökofast (cm, doc., 2019), Ombre a Mezzogiorno (doc., 2023).