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GIFFONI50PLUS - 21.31 JULY 2021

Archivio Film 2019


Category: Edition 2019

At the age of 14, Megalie, daughter of an immigrant family from Senegal but born and brought up in Italy, is faced with the difficult task of finding a place for herself in the world she is living in. When she is denied the opportunity of taking part in a school trip to Paris, a perfect occasion for the girl to reveal her feelings to her classmate Marco, she loses her hope.

Original Title LA GITA
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 14' 35''
Production Year 2018
Nationality Italy
Directed by Salvatore Allocca
Screenplay Salvatore Allocca, Emiliano Corapi, Massimo De Angelis
Director of photography Gianluca Palma
Editor Marco Spoletini
Production Design Marcella Mosca
Costume Design Maya Gili
Sound Salvatore Addeo
Main cast Fatou Mbemgue
Filippo Scotti
Produced by Alfredo Borrelli, Lorenzo Borrelli

 regista Salvatore AlloccaSALVATORE ALLOCCA
Salvatore Allocca is a director, producer and screenwriter from Rome. After graduating in Literature and Cinema, in 2006 he founded Vega's Project, a film and television production company. He wrote, directed, edited and produced several short films, music videos and documentaries such as "Negli occhi" (2010), about the life and career of actor Vittorio Mezzogiorno, winner of the Silver Ribbon Award and the Italian Golden Globe for Best Documentary. In the same year, he produced the docu-fiction "L'incantatore di serpenti", "La vita senza freno di Gian Carlo Fusco", in competition at Milan Int. Film Festival. He then directed his first theatrical feature film "How to find the right way the wrong man", released in theatres by the 20th Century Fox in 2011. In 2017, he was in competition at BIF&ST with "Taranta on the Road", his second theatrical feature-film. In the same year, he wrote and directed the short film "La Gamba" ("The leg"), starring Ernesto Mahieux and Nina Senicar, in competition at Cortinametraggio and Milan Int. Film Festival. In 2018, he won the Bando Migrarti with "La Gita" ("The school trip"), winner at the 75th Venice Film Festival and selected at Oscar qualifying Palm Springs and Oberhausen.


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