Country: Italy
Year: 1995
Duration: 6'

At parties, people look at each other, get close, and get to know each other; sometimes it happens that they end up in bed together. However, it is not the same for all women. It depends on the music they manage to compose with the people they have chosen. The reason is that each of us is a sound, a melody, and an instrument, Every time we have something to do with someone else, a musical motif is composed. This motif is more or less harmonious, according to the concord that it expresses.

"Condomusic is a semiexperirnental product, skirting the borders between public service commercials, music videos, and short film. The aim was only to suggest subtlety a different way of talking about and facing sex as well as, indirectly, the problem of AIDS and its prevention." (Elena Gamba)


film director

Elena Gamba

Elena Gamba (1967) received her degree from the Catholic University of Milan. She attended the school Ipotesi Cinema, at Bassano del Grappa, founded and directed by Ermanno Olmi. In 1992-93 she attended two screenplay courses. In 1994 she shot her first short film, Tempo stazionario. Condomusic is her second film.


Tempo stazionario (cm, 1994), Condomusic (cm, 1995).


& Credits

Director and screenplay: Elena Gamba.
Director of photography: Riccardo Lazzarini.
Art director: Nicola Marotta, Chiara Birattari.
Editor: Mirella D'Angelo.
Music: Alberto Martini, Mauro Buttafava.
Cast and characters: Christopher Bucholzs (la chitarra jazz), Martine Michellod (il clarinetto), Marianna De Micheli (il violino), Massimiliano Donato (il sax), Francesco Casale (il bongo), Alessandra Bonarota (il flauto), Stefano Vallera (la chitarra), Francesco Foti (la tromba).
Produttori: Claudio Malaponti, Raffaele Prati, Elena Gamba.
Produzione e vendita all'estero: Artika Motion Pictures, via Manin 350/30, 20099 Sesto San Giovanni (MI), Italy, tel. +39022905555, fax +3902-2905555.