Italy, France, Slovenia| 2021 | 89‘ | Colour | GALICIAN PREMIERE
Dirección/Direction: Laura Samani. Guión/Script: Marco Borromei, Elisa Dondi, Laura Samani. Fotografía/Cinematography: Mitja Ličen. Montaxe/Editing: Chiara Dainese. Música/Music: Fredrika Stahl. Son/Sound: Luca Bertolin. Intérpretes/Cast: Celeste Cescutti, Ondina Quadri. Produción/Production: Nadia Trevisan, Thomas Lambert, Danijel Hočevar. Produtora/Production Company: Nefertiti Film, Tomsa Films, Vertigo, RAI Cinema
Italy, 1900. Young Agata’s baby is stillborn and so condemned to Limbo. Agata hears about a place in the mountains, where infants can be brought back to life for just one breath, to baptize them and save their souls.
Laura Samani was born in 1989 in Trieste. After graduating in Philosophy & Literature at the University of Pisa, she studied at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Rome). Her graduation short movie, The Sleeping Saint, was premiered at Cannes Cinéfondation in 2016. Since then, she has gained international acclaim and awards in several international festivals. Small Body is her first feature. The project is an international co-production between Italy, France and Slovenia.
BFI London FF. Special Commendation
SEFF 2021 (Sevilla). Extraordinary Stories Award
Thessaloniki IFF 62th. The Golden Alexander Meet the Neighbors Award