Paola Clemente, a 49-year old laborer from Puglia, died of fatigue on the 13th of July 2015. Her story is told through facts and words of the enquiry to the gangmasters that exploited her and by the voices of women travelling on the bus that takes them to the field-work.
Pippo Mezzapes (Bari, 1980) has written and directed many short films among 'Zinanà' (winner of David of Donatello), 'Just Like Cassano' (special mention Silver Ribbon), 'The Other Half' (nomination David of Donatello, Golden Globe and special mention for best director Silver Ribbon). He has shooted 'Pinuccio Lovero - A Midsummer Death's Dream' (presented at Venice International Film Festival - SIC and at IDFA - Int'l Documentary Festival of Amsterdam), 'Pinuccio Lovero - Yes I can' (presented at the International Film Festival of Rome) and 'Settanta' (nominated at David of Donatello and winner of Silver Ribbon). He is screenwriter and director of 'Annalisa', official selection of International Film Festival of Rome, producted by Fandango and Rai Cinema, inspired to the romance of Mario Desiati.
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Our programme launches on July 20th.
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