A PERFECT DAY “The heart of the film isn’t so much the story per se, nor the
At a holiday farm in Tuscany, Edoardo, a young man who lives
in strange isolation, does maintenance work for his aunt and uncle,
who own the farm. The family is busy welcoming clients; it is high
season. During lunch, a lively boy is looking for any excuse to get up
from the table and go explore the farm. Near the farmyard he meets
Edoardo who, rifle over his shoulder, is heading toward the forest.
Fascinated by the young man, the boy follows him and they begin
to chat. Edoardo tells him he going hunting for a mysterious animal
but reality takes a tragic turn.
psychological study. The idea at the basis of the short is to depict
a fleeting and chance encounter in which two very different types
of solitude, the young man’s and the restless boy’s, momentarily
dovetail, sparking a moment of grace and a suspension of time
and the surrounding space.”
A PERFECT DAY
“The heart of the film isn’t so much the story per se, nor the
Alberto Mascia graduated in 2006 in communication sciences from the University of Padua. That same year, he was accepted at the three-year directing course at the Centro sperimentale di cinematografia; he received his degree this year. In 2006, he won the Fernaldo Di Giammatteo prize for film essays and published Alla ricerca del senso, a monograph about the Coen brothers, with the publishing house Edizioni Cadmo. In 2009, he made a TV commercial for the Italian League Against Epilepsy and his first feature film, Interferenze.
L’attesa (cm, 2005), L’ospite (cm, 2006), Fantasmi (cm, 2006), Dentro il mercato (cm, 2006), Il coro (ep. La solista, mm, 2007), Un giorno ideale (cm, 2008), La partita
(cm, 2009), Interferenze (2009).
Camilla Fava del Piano,