Cul de sac

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Cul de sac (La Strada chiusa)

Cul de sac (La Strada chiusa)

original title:

LA STRADA CHIUSA

directed by:

screenplay:

Massimo Fallai, Massimo Falorni

cinematography:

production:

River Film, Rio Film, with the support of Cortolazio 2008

country:

Italy

year:

2008

film run:

14'35"

format:

Super 16mm - colour

status:

Ready (01/07/2007)

festivals & awards:

  • LAGOFILMFEST 2007: Rodolfo Sonego Award for Best Screenplay
  • LA CITTADELLA DEL CORTO 2007: Cortolazio Award for Best Screenplay
  • PUNTODIVISTAFESTIVAL 2008: in competition - best soundtrack
  • A CORTO DI IDEE 2008: in competition - best direction
  • CORTI SENZA LIMITI 2008: in competition - best short
  • MEDITERRANEO IN CORTO 2008: in competition - jury mention
  • LA CITTADELLA DEL CORTO DI TREVIGNANO 2008: in competition
  • NAPOLI FILM FESTIVAL 2008
  • MISTFEST-CORTOGIALLO 2008
  • FESTIVAL DEL CORTO DELLA 25 ORA-LA 7 2008
  • NEW ITALIAN FILM & ART FESTIVAL SEOUL 2008
  • 41° PARALLELO NY 2009

A child walks around the silent streets of his town.
He meets neighbours who greet him and ask after his family.
The boy picks up his mother’s shopping at the butcher, but when he goes back into the street, something has upset the peaceful atmosphere.