film-roll Italy / Color / 10' / 2012

Despite a shy nature, Matilde is a child with a dynamic intelligence and a strong spirit. In her classroom, however, something is upsetting her. Combining the suggestions received from her teacher, the interest in the tools of a hairdresser mother and her passion for tennis, Matilde looks for a drastic and original solution to find the serenity.

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Vito Palmieri

Vito Palmieri was born in Bitonto (Bari) the 1st of October 1978. In 1998 he moved to Bologna to study Cinema at the University of Bologna where he graduated in Filmology in 2004. In 2006, he was acknowledged with more than 50 awards from critics and audiences for his short film Tana libera tutti (Everyone saved, 2006), only played by children. This short film was funded by the Italian Ministry of Heritage and Culture and was nominated for the David di Donatello. Given the success of Tana libera tutti, Vito started a career full of projects where he emphasized the world of childhood and its related matters. Since then, the children have always been the main focus of his entire production.

Vito Palmieri
Francesco Niccolai
Vito Palmieri
Salvo Lucchese
Corrado Iuvara
Stefano Garaffa Botta
Sound Design
Flavia Ripa
Film Cast
Matilde Da Silva
Luca Di Costanzo
Alessandra Fantini
Bruna Greco Turrini
Anna beautiful gaze (2012)
The Zecchino’s Walz (2011)
End of season eclipse (2011)
If we have to go let’s go (2009)
Fiction Short FilmsIn Competition