In competition


Directed by Federico Russotto
Italy 2022
Runtime 20'

Ciociaria, early ‘50s. A young farmhand is recruited to participate in Miss Italia selections, but her body measurements are not quite right for the contest. To undergo a terrible process of physical transformation seems to be the only way to be elected Reginetta.

Directed by
Federico Russotto

Mattia Caprilli, Francesca Nozzolillo, Federico Russotto

Sebastian Bonolis

Davide Michelangeli

Sergio Bachelet

Fabiana Padula

Production design
Margherita Dotti

Beatrice Del Conte

Chiara Ferrara, Caterina Valente, Amedeo Gullà, Mario Pirrello, Maurizio Jiritano, Adele Tirante

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

Distribution and International sales
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Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

Premiere Film

Federico Russotto

Federico Russotto (1996), after high school, moved to London to study filmmaking and screenwriting at the Royal Holloway and Ravensbourne University. In 2019 he started studying Film Directing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, where he worked with tutors such as Daniele Luchetti, Claudio Giovannesi and Susanna Nicchiarelli among others. In 2021 his short film L’anniversario received a special mention at Alice nella città and screened in a number of festivals. Reginetta is his graduation short film.