EFP Cannes
17 August 2017

PAGLIACCI

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PAGLIACCI

original title:

PAGLIACCI

directed by:

screenplay:

cinematography:

set design:

country:

Italy

year:

2016

film run:

18'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (18/07/2016)

festival & awards:

In the theater of a small village, rehersals are taking place for a show based on the opera I Pagliacci. There is no orchestra, just a piano and the singers. Amongs the few people in the audience there is the mother of the singer, a rich local lady and financer of the project, the sister, and a few other people involved in the show. During a dinner party at this rich lady’s house, a hiposis session takes place, where rancor and pain emerge from the brother and sister towards their mother and their impossibility of overcoming them.