Carpa Diem

original title:

CARPA DIEM

directed by:

cast:

Iole Ruvolo, Alessio Gorgone

screenplay:

cinematography:

editing:

Ivan Monterosso

music:

Ivan Monterosso

production:

Amap

country:

Italy

year:

2006

film run:

2'

format:

Mini DV - colour

aspect ratio:

2.35:1

status:

Ready (10/07/2006)

festivals & awards:

  • Interfilm - Berlin International Short Film Festival 2007: Immaginale 1
  • NICE New italian Cinema Events Festival - USA 2007: Short
  • GRAY’S REEF OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL 2008 (USA): In Competition
  • AOTEAROA ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL 2007 (NEW ZEALAND): In Competition
  • THE INTELLIGENT USE OF WATER FILM COMPETITION 2007 (LOS ANGELES): In Competition
  • FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE ELCHE 2007 (SPAGNA): In Competition
  • IX FICA - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA E VÍDEO AMBIENTAL 2007 (BRASIL): In Competition
  • FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM SUR L’ÉNERGIE de LAUSANNE (SUISSE) 2007: Best Spot
  • SAN SEBASTIAN HUMAN RIGHTS 2007, (SPAGNA): In Competition

Bedtime: a little girl lovingly watches a fish (a carp) swimming in the aquarium. At the same time her younger brother plays in the bathroom while listening to music and carelessly running water in the sink: a waste of water that could turn into tragedy.