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13 December 2017

Raffael's Way

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Raffael's Way (La Strada di Raffael)

original title:

LA STRADA DI RAFFAEL

directed by:

cast:

Anna Capasso, Raffael Essobti, Adama Doumbia

screenplay:

cinematography:

Juan Meseguer

set design:

Giusi Castaldo

production:

Unisono produzioni, Grup Cinema Art

country:

Italy/Spain

year:

2013

film run:

24'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (18/07/2013)

festival & awards:

Raffael is a 13 years old boy who lives in the suburbs of Naples. From 12:00 to 3:30 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. he sells cigarettes in a street corner with his friend Adama. They are rehearsing to play m usic in the village’s festival. Meanwhile, police and demonstrators have been struggling for days after the Mayor's decision to evict a compound of apartments. Raffael is waiting with anxiety for his mother to return home. While he waits, he draws a house, with a garden