Spettacolo

Mar 17, 2017 | 4:15pm – 5:44pm
Spettacolo

Once upon a time there was a tiny hill town in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to confront their issues - they turned their lives into a play. Every summer for the past 50 years, their piazza becomes their stage and villagers from 6 to 90 play a part - the role of themselves.
Every issue the town has faced in its history - their near annihilation by Nazis, the disappearance of their farming heritage, the commercialization of their land - has been dramatized and debated by the villagers in the center of town.
"Spettacolo" tells the story of Teatro Povero (“Poor Theatre”) as the villagers turn a series of devastating blows into a new play about the end of their world.

Year:  2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre:  Documentary
Screening Section: Documentary Spotlight
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: Italian with English Subtitles
Runtime: 89 mins

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Credits

Directors:  Jeff Malmberg, Chris Shellen
Producer:  Jeff Malmberg, Chris Shellen, Matt Radecki
Cinematographer: Jeff Malmberg
Editor: Jeff Malmberg
Sound Designer: Lawrence Everson
Music: Lele Marchitelli
Principal Cast: Andrea Cresti, Chiara Del Ciondolo, Arturo Vignai, Alpo Mangiavacchi, The townspeople of Monticchiello, Italy

Contact

Public Film Contact
Jeff Malmberg
Open Face
jeffmalmberg@gmail.com
310-977-2249
Publicity Contact
Jim Dobson
jim@indie-pr.com
323-896-6006
Sales Agent
Andrew Herwitz, Film Sales Company

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