Director: Tommaso Frangini Country: Italy Genre: Young Talent, Drama Runtime: 15 m Block M Screening: Close Up Cinema 24.08 Time: 12-1.30pm
Northern Europe, late 18th Century. A young and ambitious alchemist, Parsifal, gives birth to a Homunculus, ignoring his Master’s warning about creating life using magic. Several years later he must face his mistake.
Tommaso Frangini was the PA to director Andrea Pallaoro in 2016, during the filming of the feature Film “Hannah”, starring Charlotte Rampling, who won the “Coppa Volpi” in Venice as Best Actress. His has studied film directing at the California Institute of Arts, USA. “Ecate” is his first Short Film, with which Tommaso has won four prizes in international Festivals and that has been selected in more than ten Festivals all over the World. “The Plague” is his second and more ambitious work.