Cast and Credits
Original title / Era ieri
English title / It Was Yesterday
Directed by / Valentina Pedicini
Screenplay / Francesca Manieri, Valentina Pedicini
Cinematography / Jakob Stark
Editing / Luca Mandirle
Sound / Martin Fliri, Stefano Grosso
Costumes / Carol Cordella
Cast / Giorgia Argese (Giò), Matteo De Vita (Matteo), Paola Re (Paola), Samuel Lanzillotti (Samuel), Mario Critelli (Mario), Andrea Fiore (Andrea), Francesco Funedda (Francesco)
Production / Alfredo Covelli (Meproducodasolo)
Executive Producer / Salvatore Barbarossa
Co-production / Gianpaolo Smiraglia (Jump cut)
Format / DCP, color
Runtime / 15 min.
Giò is a 13-year-old girl living in Southern Italy. She is the head of a boys’ gang and is secretly in love with the young Paola. To win her heart, Giò is even ready to compete with her male opponents. Then, in the last day of summer, innocence ends.
Valentina Pedicini was born in Brindisi in 1978 and graduated in Film Directing from the Scuola Zelig. Her documentaries include Mio sovversivo amor (2009), My Marlboro City (2010), and the award-winning Dal profondo (2013). Era ieri is her debut in fiction filmmaking.