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Lighthearted Boy

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Lighthearted Boy (Pizzangrillo)

Lighthearted Boy (Pizzangrillo)

Lighthearted Boy (Pizzangrillo)

original title:

PIZZANGRILLO

directed by:

cast:

Toni Bertorelli, Alessio Spagnoli, Simone Pellegrino, Daniele Faraoni

screenplay:

cinematography:

set design:

costume design:

producer:

Antonio Longo

country:

Italy

year:

2011

film run:

15'

format:

35mm - colour

aspect ratio:

1:2.35

sound:

Dolby Digital

status:

Ready (20/03/2011)

festival & awards:

  • Arcipelago 2012: International Short Competition - Special Jury Mention
  • Festival International du Film d'amour de Mons 2012: Compétition Internationale des Courts Métrages
  • Uruguay International Film Festival 2012: Competencia Curtametrajes
  • Cinema Mediterranéen Montpellier 2011: Courts métrages panorama
  • Festroia 2011: Panorama
  • Giffoni Film Festival 2011: Municipality of Giffoni 2nd Prize
  • Istanbul International Short Film Festival 2011: Fiction
  • Tiburon International Film Festival 2011: Official Selection
  • Independent’s Film Festival of Tampa 2011 - Best Foreign Film
  • Breckenridge Festival of Film 2011 - Best Comedy Short
  • Arizona International Film Festival 2011 - Audience Award
  • Delta International Film and Video Festival 2011 - Best Short
  • Lola Kenya Screen 2011 - Silver Mboni Award for Best Children Film
  • Festival del Cinema di Frontiera 2011 - Best Italian Short
  • Sarasota Film Festival 2012 - Audience Award as Best Family Short
  • San Francisco Short Film Festival 2012 – Best Short
  • Festival Internacional del Audiovisual para la Niñez y la Adolescencia Kolibri 2012 - Best Short
  • Deep Fried Film Festival 2011 - Best Short Of The Day
  • Festival La cittadella del corto 2012 – Best Italian Short
  • Festival “In direzione ostinata e contraria” 2012 - Best Italian Short
  • Maxfest 2012 - Best Italian Short
  • Bagnolo Corti Film Festival 2012 - Best Italian Short
  • Festival Jalari in Corto 2012 - Best Italian Short
  • Festival Schermi Irregolari 2012 - Best Italian Short
  • Sorsi Corti Film Festival 2012 – Best Short, Audience Award
  • Dieci Minuti Film Festival 2012 – Extralarge, Best Short
  • Festival Corto Dorico 2012 – “Sentieri di cinema” Award
  • Movieclub Film Festival 2012 –Audience Award
  • Botteghe d’Autore 2012 – Jury Award
  • Mestre Film Festival 2012 - “Dino Boscarato” Prize
  • Festival Inventa un film 2012 - “Messaggio importante” Award
  • Corti & Cigarettes International Short Film Festival 2012 - “Giovani per Roma” Prize International Film Festival of Golden Diana 2012 – “Diana in Silver” Award
  • Festival Corti Mo’Desti 2012 - Best Actor
  • Three Rivers Film Festival 2012 – 2nd Award
  • Festival International du Film d’Aubagne 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • Laurafilm Festival 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • Festival Eolie in video (2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • Overlook Film Festival 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • Videolab Film Festival 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • I’ve Seen Films Festival 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • Festival Pontino del Cortometraggio 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • Cittadella Film Fest 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • International Short Film Festival of the Pyrenees 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • Margherita Short Movie Fest 2012 – Special Jury Mention
  • Festival Videocorto Nettuno 2012 – Best Screenplay, Silver “Videocorto”, Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Riff - Rome Independent Film Festival 2010 – Best Screenplay
  • Festival Punto di vista 2012 – Best Story
  • Yellow Fever Independent Film Festival 2012 – Best Cinematography
  • Shortini Film Festival 2012 – Best Cinematography
  • Premio Cinematografico Palena 2012 – Best Cinematography
  • Retro Film Festival 2012 – Best Editing

Tired of life, Ettore, 65 years old, everyday tries to find the courage to drive himself and his three wheeler down a country ditch. When Luca, his 10 year old nephew, finds out about his grandfather's intentions, he decides to furtively follow him.