The Shift

Chiara Marotta, Loris Giuseppe Nese | Italy | 2021 | 15'
Screenings
Sun 1 May H 20:00
Sat 30 April H 14:30
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Original title
Il turno
Synopsis
Anna and Lucia, two twenty-year-old girls, one Italian and one of Nigerian descent, alternate as caregivers of Signora Maria, an elderly bedridden woman. Anna assists Maria during the day, while Lucia has the night shift: the change of shift is the only time when the two girls meet. 
Cast
Rossella Di Martino, Racheal Emmanuel, Vanda Cirillo Taiani
Films Distribution
Sayonara Film, Elenfant Distribution
Production
Articolture S.r.l.
Editing
Chiara Marotta, Loris Giuseppe Nese
Cinematography
Loris Giuseppe Nese
Editing
Chiara Marotta
Language
Italian
Subtitles
English
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Biography
Loris Giuseppe Nese is a director, screenwriter, director of photography and animator for films, video clips and advertisements, cofounder of the production and distribution company, Lapazio Film. In 2018 he won the Pitch Me Award of Cartoons on the Bay and the Special Mention of the Solinas Prize. He is the author of Those Bad Things, which won a prize at the 33rd Critics’ Week at Venice and was the only short Italian film at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival 2019. He worked on the screenplay and photography of Veronica Can’t Smoke, which won the prize for the Bets Short Film at the 34th Critics’ Week on Venice and on the photography the editing and the animation of the documentary The Moment of Transition. He directed, wrote the screenplay and animated the short film Bad Mood, which won a prize at the 2020 Dok Leipzig and at the Torino Film Festival, and in 2021 presented, amongst others, at the Slamdance Film Festival and at the International Festival of Animated Film of Annecy.
Filmography
2021 - The Shift, sf
2020 - Bad Mood, sf
2018 - Those Bad Things, sf
Biography
Chiara Marotta is a screenwriter, director and editor for films, videoclips and advertisements, cofounder of the production and distribution company, Lapazio Film. In 2018 she received the Pitch Me Award of Cartoons on the Bay, worked on the screenplay and the editing of the short film Those Bad Things, which won the prize for the best editing at the 33rd Critics’ Week at Venice and was selected for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. In 2019, she worked on the editing of the feature film Bitter Years, presented at the Festa del Cinema in Rome. Veronica Can’t Smoke received the prize as the Best Short Film at the 34th Critics’ Week at Venice. In 2020, she edited the animated short film Bad Mood, which won awards at Dok Leipzig and at the Torino Film Festival, and was in competition at festivals including at the Slamdance Film Festival and at the International Festival of Animated Films in Annecy. She directed and edited the documentary The Moment of Transition, which received an award at the Solinas Prize and was presented at IDFA in 2021.
Filmography
2021 - The Shift, sf
2021 - The Moment of Transition, ff
2019 - Veronica Can’t Smoke, sf

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