The Empty Place

original title:

IL POSTO VUOTO

directed by:

cast:

Orfeo Orlando, Alberto Viola, Aurora Mascheretti

screenplay:

cinematography:

visual effects:

Rodolfo Migliari, Fabio Barretta

producer:

Nicola Sganga, Fabio Cristina

production:

Vision, Fluent Films (London)

country:

Italy/UK

year:

2008

film run:

9'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (01/03/2008)

festivals & awards:

  • NEW YORK FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL 2008: Best Fantasy Short Film
  • FANTASPOA 2008: In Competition
  • WT OS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2008: In Competition

In a fairy-like and magic forest, a young giant loses his most important thing: a little girl who lived inside an old hollow tree. Obsessed with her absence, the giant makes the wish to become as small as a dwarf to fill the empty place left in the tree where once stood the little girl.