IN TRAM

Milan, morning mist. As every day Franco is out of breath when he reaches the tram stop. Small details draw his attention: something strange is in the air, but what? On the tram a young man to whom Franco asks for information, answers to him in English, and yet he’s absolutely Italian…

 

regia/director filippo soldi
sceneggiatura/screenplay
carlo giuseppe gabardine, filippo soldi
fotografia/cinematographer
aldo di marcantonio
montaggio/editing
giuseppe pagano
musica/music
enrico elia
cast/cast
piera degli esposti, gigio alberti, carlo giuseppe gabardini
genere/genre
fiction
formato originale/original format
35 mm – color
durata/running time
9’
anno di produzione
2003
paese di produzione/country of production
italia
produzione/production
company caro film srl
distribuzione/distribution
company gruppo pasquino

BIOGRAPHY

Filippo seriously intended to attend the VGIK (Moscow’s film school), but instead he received a Master’s Degree in Literature from the University of Milan (1993) and the dramaturgy and screenplay diploma at the “Paolo Grassi” Civic School of Dramatic Art (1995) in Milan.
He worked in the theatre and cinema as an assistant for directors like Luca Ronconi, Werner Schroeter, Monica Conti from 1996 to 2001, Aurelio Grimaldi, Lino Capolicchio, Diego Ronsisvalle and others. He held theatre workshops, directed various shows and made various documentaries such as “Cremona – il sapore di una città” or “Fernanda Pivano racconta Bukowski”.

FILMOGRAPHY

2003 In Tram (corto, short)

 

SYNOPSIS

Milan, morning mist. As every day Franco is out of breath when he reaches the tram stop. Small details draw his attention: something strange is in the air, but what? On the tram a young man to whom Franco asks for information, answers to him in English, and yet he’s absolutely Italian. This morning, everybody speaks English: the tram’s announcements are in English, the posters are in English: from now on, English is the official language that the new EU legislation has adopted for the whole of Europe. Franco had been “absentminded”, he had forgotten, or misunderstood. And now? Either he obeys, or…

 

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