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Gli Uraniani

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Gli Uraniani

Gli Uraniani

Gli Uraniani

original title:

GLI URANIANI

directed by:

cinematography:

editing:

costume design:

country:

Italy

year:

2013

film run:

24'

format:

b/w

status:

Ready (01/10/2013)

festival & awards:

  • BIF&ST – Bari International Film& Festival 2014: Short Films Competition - Special Mention
  • Lovers Film Festival 2014: Chilometro Zero
  • Cinema Mediterranéen Montpellier 2013: Courts métrages compétition
  • Retro Film Festival 2014: Best Performance Award to Sandra Ceccarelli
  • MedFilmFest 2014: Official Selection
  • Napoli film Festival 2014: Jury Special Mention
  • Festival du Court Métrage Méditerranéen de Tanger 2014: Official Selection
  • Pink Screens, Genres d’à côté – Bruxelles 2014: Official Selection
  • Arcipelago 2014: ConCorto - Jury Special Prize
  • Florence Queer Film Festival 2014: Videoqueer Award (Audience choice)

THE URANIANS is the first episode of an Italian and a Mediterranean feature film project composed by 5 episodes that, through the mythic beauty of its landscapes, tells on a worst and ingrained side of the Italian and Mediterranean culture: the non-acceptance of diversity. As if they were just a single character, the protagonists of the five stories will pass the torch to one another, as if they were athletes racing to find their own place in the world.
The element making each episode different from the other will be provided by a ‘mise-en-scène’ which, each time, makes reference to a different cinematic genre: photography, acting, editing will re-create the time on which the stories are set in using a cinematic style renowned at that time. A choice that is not just aesthetics but even social and political.