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Nostos

Directed by Mauro Zingarelli
Italy 2022
Runtime 20'

In 2059, in a broken-down world, silicon has become the most precious material on the planet. A man and a girl barter transistors and microchips for a few larvae and some water. Their routine will be broken by the discovery of a forgotten heirloom, something that the man will not want to part with.

Directed by
Mauro Zingarelli

Screenplay
Tommaso Renzoni

Cinematography
Gianluca Palma

Editing
Giovanni Santonocito

Music
Massimiliano Mechelli

Sound
Emiliano Locatelli, Thomas Giorgi

Production design
Alessandro Iacopelli

Costumes
Katerina Torretta

Make-up
Camilla Spalvieri

Color correction
Alessio Zanardi

Visual effects
Andrea Rospi e Mauro Zingarelli

Cast
Francesco Foti, Aurora Giovinazzo, Matteo Quinzi

Production
Slim Dogs Production

Distribution
Tiny Distribution

International sales
Zen Movie

Tiny Distribution
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Press 
Alberto De Angelis
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Monday 05.09
9.00am Hall Perla
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Tuesday 06.09
1.45pm Hall Perla
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Wednesday 07.09
7.45pm Hall Corinto
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Mauro Zingarelli

Mauro Zingarelli (1991) is an Italian director. After obtaining his degree in directing at the NUCT, he directed numerous adverts and short films such as Tieni gli Occhi Chiusi (Lucca Comics & Games 2018) and Ti Prego, a thriller with Miguel Gobbo Diaz. He is a recurring collaborator with the independent production Slim Dogs with whom he made Nostos (2022), his latest short film.