IL TURNO / THE SHIFT (Italy, 2021, 14′)

Saturday 1st october at 15.00, Cinema Massimo, Screen 3

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Director: Chiara Marotta, Loris Giuseppe Nese
Script: Chiara Marotta, Loris Giuseppe Nese
Photography: Loris Giuseppe Nese
Editing: Chiara Marotta
Music: Davide Maresca, Raffaele Caputo
Starring: Rossella Di Martino, Racheal Emmanuel, Vanda Cirillo Taiani
Producer: Ivan Olgiati, Chiara Galloni
Production: Articolure S.r.l.

Anna and Lucia are two twenty year olds, one is Italian and the other Nigerian, who work as caregivers of Ms. Maria, one during the day and one at night. The change of shift is the only moment when the two girls meet, and the differences between them explode in a daily conflict of self-affirmation.

Chiara Marotta (1993) is a screenwriter, director and editor who has co-founded the production and distribution company Lapazio Film. Chiara Marotta worked on the screenplay and editing of the short film Quelle brutte cose, awarded for Best Editing at the 33th edition of the SIC (International Critics Week) in Venice. His film Veronica non sa fumare was awarded as Best Short Film at Venice’s 34th edition of International Critics Week.

Filmography: Veronica non sa fumare (2019, sf), Il turno (2021, sf, co-director), Il momento di passaggio (2021, doc)

Loris Giuseppe Nese (1991), besides having founded alongside Chiara Marotta the production and distribution house Lapazio Film, he is a director, screenwriter, director of photography and animator. He directed the short film Quelle brutte cose, awarded at the 33th edition of the SIC (International Critics Week) in Venice and presented in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. Loris Giuseppe Nese worked in Veronica non sa fumare and Il momento di passaggio, plus he directed Malumore, presented in many festivals, among which the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.

Filmography: Quelle brutte cose (2018, sf), Malumore (2020, sf), Il turno (2021, sf)