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ITALIAN SHORT FILMS 2021

Once again this year the “Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio” (“Italian Short Film Center”), in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Kuala Lumpur, has made available some of the best Italian short films of 2021.

WHEN

The films, in Italian with English subtitles, are available as follows:

  1. Starting on: 10/11/2021
  2. Ending on: 20/11/2021
  3. Today's date: 17/10/2021
  4. Remaining days to the start: -25
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  1. COME UN UOVO NEL RADIATORE/LIKE AN EGG IN THE RADIATOR (Trailer)
    Valentino, an aspiring actor, can't wait to leave with his girlfriend Anna for their first trip together. Unfortunately, the car belongs to her father, Carlo and, before taking it, Valentino will have to meet him ...

  2. CRACOLICE (Trailer)
    Cracolice, a seaside village in the Tyrrhenian Sea, is sadly known in the news for an event that broke out in the early 90s, never denied or confirmed: following the landing of the famous "ships of poisons", the young population suddenly stopped growing. How this was possible still remains a mystery.

  3. EN RANG PAR DEUX/IN A LINE OF TWO (Trailer)
    The idea for the film comes from the encounter with two African boys who live in Rome, and is based on their music. In this film, midway between an interview and a music video, Tunisian Afif and Senegalese Aliou tell their different stories, talk about friendship, immigration, freedom and the fundamental value of making music together.

  4. LA TERRA DELLE ONDE/THE LAND OF WAVES (Trailer)
    In Italy's deep south there is a place where you can get a glimpse of the Greek island of Othonoi from across the sea. Here, in the hot summer, five kids fall off a cliff into the sea during a big storm and the oldest gets lost among the waves. When the town’s adults decide to call off the search, the kids do not give up.

  5. TRAME DI DESIDERIO/THREADS OF DESIRE (Trailer)
    A farmer's monotonous life in the Italian hills is unsettled after she steals an elegant dress..

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  1. LE MOSCHE/THE FLIES (Trailer)
    The vicissitudes and adventures of a group of young people, abandoned to themselves while life, apparently placid and sleepy, flows undisturbed. At the mercy of the demons of growth, of their imagination and arrogance, the boys, like flies buzzing from rot to silk, will drag themselves towards a tragic and irreparable epilogue...

  2. MACCHIATO (Trailer)
    The plot follows the story of Piero, an experienced bartender who has been running his small business in the Milanese suburbs for forty years. His routine is upset by the opening of a new bar right in front of his. It is a modern, youthful and tireless shop, owned by Chinese people. The protagonist is thrown into a tunnel of doubts and uncertainties, resentment and fear. How far will Piero be able to go to survive with his bar?

  3. SLOW (Trailer)
    Since Marisa retired, her life has changed profoundly: she feels useless, abandoned, without a purpose. The meeting with a secret organization of pensioners reveals to her one of the greatest mysteries in the history of mankind: road traffic.

  4. TROPICANA (Trailer)
    Maicol is a 8 years old child. He lives with his father and his mother in a popular district in Rome. Both his parents are very young and Maicol spends a lot of time playing with his father and having fun with some friends. When he receives some money to buy his favorite team shirt as a present for his school promotion, the consequences of this event will call into question and change the relationship between the child and his father.


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