Country: Italy
Year: 1997
Duration: 16'

A young French woman and young Vietnamese man get stuck in an elevator in the United States. Right at the moment when the two manage to start to communicate through an idiom created in the meantime, the elevator starts to move.


film director

Stefano Veneruso

Stefano Veneruso (Naples, 1968) worked with Gaetano Daniele and Massimo Troisi for Estremo Mediterraneo Film from 1989 to 1992. In 1996 he was assistant director for Michael Radford for the film, Il Postino. In 1997 he attended seminars on directing and photography at UCLA. and the AFI. in Los Angeles.


Back Stage Il Postino (1994), Il postino/Poesia e Musica (1996), Il Massimo di Troisi (1996), I'm Sophie and You? (1997), I Maestri dell'Illusione (1998).


& Credits

Director and editor: Stefano Veneruso.
Plot: Chiara Tilesi.
Screenplay: Chiara Tilesi, Stefano Veneruso.
Director of photography: Alex Teslik III.
Sound: Paul Fucillo.
Music: Riccardo Cocciante, Luigi Ceccarelli.
Cast: Maude Bonanni, Joe Ho.
Production company: Chiara Tilesi - Esterno Mediterraneo, via Leprignano 4, 00191 Roma, Italy, tel. +39-6-3336551, fax +39-6-3336538.