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Talponi

Moles

Zurich University of the Arts
Comedy
15 minutes
Switzerland
Italian with English Subtitles
2021



Anna, Francesco, and the eight years old Giorgio can't afford a fancy holiday. Social pressure makes them fake a Bahamas vacation through photoshopped posts on social media. The deluge of likes/comments fuel an all-consuming dopamine rush.




Now available on PlaySuisse, watch it now!




Cast and Crew


With Catherine Pagani, Gerardo Maffei, Mattia Linzi, Vera Bommer, Roberto Guerra

Written and directed by
Director of photography                  
Editing                                  
Scenography                     
Costumes                           
Make-up
Sound  
Sound Design
Mixing
Color grading
Music
1st AD
Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola
Rokas Sydeikis
Lars Mulle
Milena Wayllany
Rita Giacobazzi
Sofia Buob
Andrea Bonfanti
Lars Mulle
Gregg Skerman
Rokas Sydeikis
Xenia Wiener and Janos Mijnssen
Fabienne Steiner


Supported by


Ticino Film Commission
Migros Ticino
Fondazione Annita Avanzini
Fondazione Fabio Schaub
Garage Stadio SA
Centro Funerario Lugano - Funeral Planners


Sales Agent


Premium Films


Awards


LA Shorts* (USA) - Best Comedy
Nashville Film Festival* (USA) - Best NextGen Short
Gässli Film Festival (Switzerland) - SRG Regiepreis

Festivals

 
Seattle International Film Festival* (USA) - Narrative Shorts
Cinequest Film and VR Festival* (USA) - Narrative Shorts
Edmonton International Film Festival* (Canada) - Narrative shorts
Atlanta Film Festival* (USA) - Short Film Competition

Bendfilm Festival* (USA) - Narrative Shorts
ÉCU - The Independent European Film Festival (France) - Student Films
Rome Independent Film Festival (Italy) - Student Competition

*Academy Award Qualifying Festival

30+ Festival selections
Complete list here

Other Screenings


kult.kino (Basel, Switzerland) -  Kino-Kultur-Tag -  07.12.2021


Articles


The New Current - Interview (English)
Review Central do Cinema (Italian)
Corto ticinese premiato a Los Angeles - Ticinonline (Italian)



Contact
Based in Zurich and Lugano, Switzerland

vvkt[at]vanjatognola.com
+41 77 434 70 87
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