LÀLIBI

After a road accident, Eugenio goes into coma. After ten days he wakes up in a hospital room. First he sees a pretty nurse, Lucia, then the doctors. They want to know if he remembers what happened. In that moment Eugenio sees the possibility of gaining freedom: pretending to remember anything…

 

regia/director marco cucurnia
sceneggiatura /screenplay
emanuele fantozzi, marco cucurnia
fotografia/cinematographer
luigi verga
montaggio/editing
stefano porru
musica / music
emilio tieri
suono / sound dolby stereo
cast/cast margot sikabonyi, vamessa fulvio, michele baronio, nini salerno
genere /genre
fiction
formato originale/original format 35 mm – color 4
durata/running time
11’ 45’’
anno di produzione/year of production
2004
paese di produzione/country of production
italia – italy
produzione/production
parus film
distribuzione / ditribution
marco cucurnia

 

GENOVA FILM FESTIVAL
Categoria Fiction – Premio Kodak

Marco Cucurnia was born in Genoa in 1975. His relationship with the cinema has focused on Italian-style comedy and on Mario Monicelli.
Driven by this passion, he leaves his hometown at the age of 18 and he heads for Tuscany where he meets Mario Monicelli. In Rome he works for more than 10 years with the great director.
In 1996 his first works as director and scriptwriter. His first short was “Alta Velocità”. It won the Nanni Loy Prize. Then come other works such as “La città violata” that deals with the 2001 G8 Summit in Genoa.
In 2001 his dream comes true: telling the story of Mario Monicelli in the documentary “Mario Monicelli, l’artigiano di Viareggio” produced by Directory Media, presented at the 2002 Lugarno Festival and broadcast by RAI UNO. This marks the beginning of his cooperation with RAI, where he works in the promotionals dept.
In 2003 he receives two prizes from the Italian Ministry of Culture and Performing Arts: one for the film short “Làlibi”, the other for the movie “SoloMetro”.
“Làlibi” also receives other awards: first prize at the 2004 Genoa Film Festival, Kodak Prize and the Cinema School Prize at Cinecorto 2004 in Rome. It also participates in the 2004 Granada International Festival.
In 2004 he tells of his city in the documentary “Genova, amore mio” with Paolo Villaggio, produced by Directory Media and broadcast on RAI TRE.

2003 L’alibi (corto, short) 2001 Mario Monicelli, l’artigiano di Viareggio (documentario, documentary); La città violata (corto, short) 1998 Alta velocità (corto, short)

After a road accident, Eugenio goes into coma. After ten days he wakes up in a hospital room. First he sees a pretty nurse, Lucia, then the doctors. They want to know if he remembers what happened. In that moment Eugenio sees the possibility of gaining freedom: pretending to remember anything.
He will finally be able to get rid of his old life, parents, girlfriend, job, to start all over again. At the beginning the trick seems to work, but, as time goes by, it backfires on him. Eugenio cannot escape anymore. He must absolutely return to reality…

 

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