Marcello in the Branches

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SYNOPSIS

Marcello, a boy with a developmental disorder, spends the summer hiding in the branches of his beloved lemon tree – a refuge from the realities of being bullied and of his mother’s financial struggles. One day he falls in love with a girl and needs to find a way of communicating with her.

CREDITS

Marcello – Gaspare Manuel Piazza
Piera – Isabella Viola
Young Sofia – Isabella Bonghi
Adult Sofia – Alice Palermo

with
Francesco Piazza
Valerio Iracani
Alessio La Russa
Riccardo Rondinella
Faro Como
Simone Sclafani
Marco Colomba
Vito Mazzara
Cecilia Filippazzi
Liga Lacenberga
Giancarlo Rondinella
Luigi Culmone

Written by 
Stephan Bookas

Directed by 

Stephan Bookas & Giorgia Amodio

Cinematography
Stephan Bookas

 

Editing

Stephan Bookas & Giorgia Amodio

Sound Recordist
Marco Colomba

Assistant Camera
Fatima Lo Monaco

 

Production

Salvatore Bongiorno

Production Assistants
Marco Colomba
Fatima Lo Monaco

Music
Alfredo Gile

 

Sound Design, Foley & Mix

Ernesto Suarez

 

Color Grading

Lajos Pataki

Thanks to
Matteo Galasso
Maria Penoro
Famiglia Piazza
Luigi Culmone
Giuseppe Aiutino
Filippo Scolaro
Alimentari Conad di Mercadante Antonina
Millenium Bar
Le Tentazioni di Dattolo Giuseppe
Marmeria Fontana

Digital Orchard Group

Produced by

Associazione CICI and Whatnot Films