Free Town

Pietro Malegori | Italy | 2021 | 17'
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Free Town
Synopsis
In a decrepit house where illegal immigrants to Italy are held in hostage, the tension begins to rise between a man and a woman from Ghana and their jailer. In this makeshift prison, the young woman tries with every means to find a way out. 
Cast
Massimiliano Rossi, Lella Drama, Koudous Seihon
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Production
Nieminen Film in associazione con Simmetrico Cultura
Editing
Alessandro Niccolò, Pietro Malegori
Cinematography
Alessandro Ubaldi
Editing
Pietro Malegori
Language
Italian, kwi
Subtitles
Italian
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Biography
Pietro Malegori started his career as a film editor with Filmmaster Productions. In 2010 he decided to devote himself to directing, In 2008 he made the short film A Glance at Freedom, which was selected by several festivals, with which he won the critics’ prize at the Nickelodeon Film Festival of Spoleto in 2009. In 2011 Birthday was very successful on the web and obtained positive reviews all over the world. Since then, he has worked with Gabriele Salvatores, Giada Colagrande, Willem Dafoe, Francesco Jodice and Marco Gentile. In 2015 he worked on two documentaries: Wide Blue Delivery, which won the Napoli Film Festival in 2016 and has been selected by various international festivals, and Nuovo Alfabeto Umano. In 2017, he coproduces Moby Dick, by Nicola Sorcinelli, Nastro D’argento for the best short film, with Kasia Smutniak.
Filmography
2021 - Free Town, sf
2015 - Sons of Tibet, sf 2014 - In Residence: Italo Rota, sf
2013 - Three Seconds, sf
2011 - Birthday, sf
2008 - A Glance at Freedom, sf

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