Raffael’ s way

La strada di Raffael

film-roll Italy, Spain / Color / 25' / 2012

Raffael is a 13 years old boy who lives in the suburbs of Naples. From 12:00 to 3:30 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. he sells cigarettes in a street corner with his friend Adama. They are rehearsing to play music in the village’s festival. Meanwhile, police and demonstrators have been struggling for days after the Mayor’s decision to evict a compound of apartments. Raffael is waiting with anxiety for his mother to return home. While he waits, he draws a house, with a garden.

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Alessandro Falco

Alessandro Falco was born in Naples. After a degree in International Relations, he moved to Spain to complete his cinematographic formation in the C.E.C.C. - Barcelona. During his studies, he had the possibility to learn from some famous Spanish filmmakers such as Xavi Puebla, Isaki Lacuesta, Manel Almiñana and others.

Director
Alessandro Falco
Screenplay
Alessandro Falco
Cinematography
Juan Meseguer
Editing
Alessandro Falco
Film Cast
Raffael Essobti
Adama Doumbia
Anna Capasso
Lidia Ronghi
Filmography
Mi chiamo Vincenzo (2011)
Vincenzo (2010)
Visione di Napoli (2005)
In CompetitionKids & Docs