Mercurio

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Mercurio

original title:

MERCURIO

directed by:

screenplay:

distribution:

world sales:

country:

Italy

year:

2018

film run:

09'54"

format:

colour

status:

Ready (01/07/2018)

festivals & awards:

  • Encounters Festival - Bristol 2019: International Competition
  • ICFF Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2019: Shorts
  • Interfilm - Berlin International Short Film Festival 2019: Internationaler Wettbewerb
  • ShorTS – International Film Festival 2019: Maremetraggio
  • St. Louis International Film Festival 2019: Narrative Shorts: Animation
  • Tirana International Film Festival 2019: Competition Short Animation
  • Nastri d'Argento 2019: Nomination Migliore Cortometraggio Animazione
  • Fano International Film Festival 2019: Concorso - Menzione Speciale Brief Encounters Short Film Festival 2019: International Competition Animation
  • Busho - Budapest Short Film Festival 2019: Panorama
  • CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival 2019: Short Features and Experimental Films
  • Metricamente Corto - Trebaseleghe Film Festival 2019: Concorso - Premio Migliore Cortometraggio d'Animazione
  • Sciacca Film Fest 2019: Speciale Animazione - Premio Migliore Cortometraggio d'Animazione
  • Lucania Film Festival 2019: International Short Animation Film - Premio Migliore Tecnica d'Animazione, Premio Giuria POP
  • Out of Bounds Film Festival 2019: Concorso - Menzione Speciale
  • OpenEyes Film Festival 2019: Animationsfilm
  • BCNSFF - BCN Sports Film 2019: Animaccio - Premi Millor Pelicula Animacio
  • Euganea Film Festival 2019: Concorso Animazione - Menzione Speciale Regia Cortometraggi di Animazione
  • Festival Internacional de Cine de Huesca 2019: Cortos a Concurso
  • Sardinia Film Festival 2019: Animazione - Premio Migliore Cortometraggio Animato
  • ANIMFEST Athens Animation Festival 2019: Competition Short
  • Mostra Múmia 2018: Curtas Escolhidos
  • Piccolo Festival dell'Animazione 2018: Concorso - Menzione Speciale
  • ShortTo The Point 2018: Animation Competition
  • Tekmovalni Animateka 2018: Competition
  • Animatou - Festival International du Film d'Animation de Genève 2018: Competition Internationale
  • Cartòn - Festival Internacional de Cortos de Animacion La Tribu 2018: Seleccion Oficial Competitiva Ficcion - Menciones Especiale Propuesta Estética
  • International Fest of Contemporary Animation & Media-Art LINOLEUM 2018: International Competition
  • Imaginaria Film Festival 2018: Animated Short Film - Premio Migliore Cortometraggio d'Animazione
  • ANIMAPHIX - Festival Internazionale del Film d’Animazione 2018: Concorso Internazionale - Premio della Giuria
  • Supertoon International Animation Festival 2018: Competition Short Animated
  • Concurso Internacional de Animación 2018: Finalistas
  • Festival La Truca - Festival Internacional de Animación 2018: Selección Profesional
  • Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival 2018: Short
  • El Corto del Año 2018: Seleccionados

Mercurio is a kid who loves cycling. One day he is stopped by the Fascist regime and incarcerated in a transit camp, ready to be sent to a concentration camp. Forced to quickly become a man, he will try, fighting unarmed, to win against the horror of Fascism and gain absolute freedom.