La stretta di mano

Marco is 10 years old and has great admiration for the figure of Napoleon. One day a family friend reveals to him that he ‘has’ in his palm the handshake of the Emperor, which has come to him after a journey of more than 150 years, from hand to hand. Marco receives Napoleon’s handshake, but one day someone steals it from him. Will he ever be able to get it back?

 

Regia: Davide Marengo
Sceneggiatura: Davide Marengo, Dino Gentili e Filippo Gentili
Fotografia: Ivan Casalgrandi
Musica: Massimo Nunzi
Cast: A. Benvenuti, D. Laurenzi, S. Ascani, I. Gallinelli
Produzione: Orisa Produzioni Daniela Mazzocca and Cristiano Bortone, Via Marsilio Ficino 5, 00136 Rome – Italy. Tel: +39 06 39750996 e-mail: orisa@tin.it
Durata: 13’30’’
Formato: 35MM
SIENA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Marco ha 10 anni e nutre grande ammirazione per la figura di Napoleone. Un giorno un amico di famiglia gli rivela di “possedere” nel proprio palmo la stretta di mano dell’Imperatore, giunta a lui dopo un viaggio, di mano in mano, durato oltre 150 anni. Marco riceve la stretta di mano di Napoleone, ma un giorno qualcuno gliela ruba. Riuscirà mai a riprendersela?

Davide Marengo: nato a Napoli nel 1972. Ha realizzato numerosi cortometraggi, videoclip (per Carmen Consoli, Patty Pravo, Biagio Antonacci, Edoardo Bennato, La Crus), spot e “backstage” video.

ENGLISH VERSIONMarco is 10 years old and has great admiration for the figure of Napoleon. One day a family friend reveals to him that he ‘has’ in his palm the handshake of the Emperor, which has come to him after a journey of more than 150 years, from hand to hand. Marco receives Napoleon’s handshake, but one day someone steals it from him. Will he ever be able to get it back?

Davide Marengo: born in Naples in 1972. He has made numerous short films, video clips (for Carmen Consoli, Patty Pravo, Biagio Antonacci, Edoardo Bennato, La Crus), commercials and backstage videos. 

 

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