Can ingenuity and determination keep a family alive? Three brothers explore their rural village, gathering and poaching food. Their imaginations run wild, an escape from the poverty of their upbringing. But this is South Italy, WW2. Some things can not be dreamt away and nothing will ever be the same for them again.
A powerful snippet into the harsh lives of a generation forced to abandon their childhood and dreams.
Described by critics as 'a short film which makes poetry and technique the basis upon which a complex storyline can be built' L'Immigrato is a foreign language short set and shot in south Italy with a micro-crew.
Press Kit and more info:
Written and Directed:
Director of Photography:
1st Assistant Camera:
Joe da Costa
PRESS & AWARDS:
This is a short film which makes poetry and technique the basis upon which a complex storyline can be built. A film that depicts the way war can sweep youthful tranquility away in a moment.
The film competes in the 'Scenari Campani' section, a programme dedicated to cinema made in Campania.
Director Sophia Capasso takes home 3rd place for her fist short film 'L'Immigrato'.