DIARIO BLU(E)

by Titta Cosetta Raccagni
DIARIO BLU(E) - DIARIO BLU(E)

Informations

Nation: Italy

Year: 2016

Length: 27'

34° TORINO FILM FESTIVAL

Section:

Synopsis

An autobiographic story created as a video installation that brings us back to the 1990s and high school. The desperate love, the search for one’s identity, a coming out to be shouted out loud. [mp]

Director

Titta Cosetta Raccagni

Titta Cosetta Raccagni

Titta Cosetta Raccagni graduated in film history and got a filmmaking degree from Milan’s Scuola di cinema in 2001. She has always been active in the Italian underground scene, making reports, documentaries, shorts, and visuals, focusing especially on experimentation and research. She has worked with Gabriele Salvatores, Alina Marazzi, Luca Bigazzi, Francesca Comenicini, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, and Alessandra Speciale. Manga Kissa (2011), the short she made in Tokyo, was selected by Ridley Scott’s team to be part of his film Life in a Day. She has been working with production company Filmmaker for ten years, during which she made Lezione di anatomia (2006), winner of Milan’s Sguardi Altrove Internazional Festival, Dalle mani (2009), and Martesana, le stagioni in città, a project in four episodes that is still in the making. She is the organizer of Ladyfest, a festival on gender and sexuality, and she is also part of the group of female filmmakers called “Le ragazze del porno,” a project for a different form of pornography.

Filmography:
Lezione di anatomia (cm, 2006), Dalle mani (cm, 2009), Manga kissa (cm, 2011), Diario Blu(E) (cm, 2016).

Cast and Credits

regia, montaggio/director, film editing
Titta Cosetta Raccagni
soggetto/story
Titta Cosetta Raccagni, Barbara Stimoli
suono/sound
Francesca De Isabella
animazione/animation
Nicolò Manzolini/Studio Seiperdue
voce narrante/narrator
Alice Raffaelli
produzione/production
Associazione Culturale Dello Scompiglio


contatti/contacts
Titta Cosetta Raccagni
cosetta.raccagni@gmail.com

Director statement

“Diario Blu(E) is an introspective journey, a trip into my past self, twenty-five years ago. I recognize a lot of things about myself, but there are also other times when I’d like to tell that girl ‘Be strong, don’t worry, you’ll make it through this!’ After experiencing again that period in my life, I inevitably compared it to my current life and to that of all the LGBTQI people out there (pardon my label). Overall, the situation is definitely more open and serene. But discriminations haven’t disappeared, especially for adolescents, as cases of homophobia or bullying appear in the news every day. I made this film especially for them, for those teenage boys and girls who are having a hard time at that age.”

Synopsis Learn more

An autobiographic story created as a video installation that brings us back to the 1990s and high school. The desperate love, the search for one’s identity, a coming out to be shouted out loud. [mp]

Director All about direction

Titta Cosetta Raccagni

Titta Cosetta Raccagni

Titta Cosetta Raccagni graduated in film history and got a filmmaking degree from Milan’s Scuola di cinema in 2001. She has always been active in the Italian underground scene, making reports, documentaries, shorts, and visuals, focusing especially on experimentation and research. She has worked with Gabriele Salvatores, Alina Marazzi, Luca Bigazzi, Francesca Comenicini, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, and Alessandra Speciale. Manga Kissa (2011), the short she made in Tokyo, was selected by Ridley Scott’s team to be part of his film Life in a Day. She has been working with production company Filmmaker for ten years, during which she made Lezione di anatomia (2006), winner of Milan’s Sguardi Altrove Internazional Festival, Dalle mani (2009), and Martesana, le stagioni in città, a project in four episodes that is still in the making. She is the organizer of Ladyfest, a festival on gender and sexuality, and she is also part of the group of female filmmakers called “Le ragazze del porno,” a project for a different form of pornography.

Filmography:
Lezione di anatomia (cm, 2006), Dalle mani (cm, 2009), Manga kissa (cm, 2011), Diario Blu(E) (cm, 2016).

Cast and Credits Discover the cast of the film

regia, montaggio/director, film editing
Titta Cosetta Raccagni
soggetto/story
Titta Cosetta Raccagni, Barbara Stimoli
suono/sound
Francesca De Isabella
animazione/animation
Nicolò Manzolini/Studio Seiperdue
voce narrante/narrator
Alice Raffaelli
produzione/production
Associazione Culturale Dello Scompiglio


contatti/contacts
Titta Cosetta Raccagni
cosetta.raccagni@gmail.com

Director statement Read more

“Diario Blu(E) is an introspective journey, a trip into my past self, twenty-five years ago. I recognize a lot of things about myself, but there are also other times when I’d like to tell that girl ‘Be strong, don’t worry, you’ll make it through this!’ After experiencing again that period in my life, I inevitably compared it to my current life and to that of all the LGBTQI people out there (pardon my label). Overall, the situation is definitely more open and serene. But discriminations haven’t disappeared, especially for adolescents, as cases of homophobia or bullying appear in the news every day. I made this film especially for them, for those teenage boys and girls who are having a hard time at that age.”