The Meatseller

Margherita Giusti | Italy | 2023 | 17'
Screenings
Sat 4 May H 15:00
from Sun 5 May - 8:00
to Sun 12 May - 23:59
Section
Original title
The Meatseller
Synopsis
The true story of Selinna Ajamikoko, a young Nigerian girl who dreams of becoming a butcher, like her mother. To make her wish come true, she sets off on a long journey towards Italy, filled with atrocities. It is a story told through colour, blood, the body and cuts. It is an animated journey that is accompanied by the voice of Selinna and guides us in that search for identity which characterizes every human being.
Cast
Selinna Ajamikoko (voce)
Films Distribution
Frenesy Film Company SRL
Production
Frenesy Film Company SRL
Editing
Margherita Giusti
Cinematography
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Editing
Emanuele Bonomi
Language
English
Subtitles
English, Italian
Premiere
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Main awards
Best Short Film (David di Donatello 2024), Firebird Award (Hong Kong Film Festival 2023)
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Biography
Margherita Giusti, born in Rome in 1991, began her career as a storyboard artist and assistant director in Rome for both film and television. In 2020, she graduated from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Turin with the documentary film En Rang Par Deux, co-directed with Elisabetta Bosco and Viola Mancini. Since 2020, she has been a co-founder of the Muta animation collective.
Filmography
2023 - The Meatseller, sf
2020 - En Rang Par Deux, sf

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