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Category: Edition 2020

A group of five children is trapped inside their school bus after the invasion on the road of a mysterious creature. It is night. They are alone in the middle of a desert road. Time runs and every passing minute decreases their survival chances against the constant threats of that unknown entity.

Original Title SHORTCUT
Italian Title SHORTCUT
Category Out of competition
Section Premiere
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 76'
Production Year 2020
Nationality Germany, Italy
Directed by Alessio Liguori
Screenplay Daniele Cosci
Director of photography Luca Santagostino
Editor Jacopo Reale
Production Design Miriam Judith Reichel
Music Benjamin Kwasi Burrell
Main cast Jack Kane
Zak Sutcliffe
David Keyes
Sophie Olivier
Molly Dew
Zanda Emlano
Terence Anderson
Mino Caprio
Theo Achille Caprio
Produced by Simona Ferri, Roberto Cipullo, Gabria Cipullo, Konstantin Korenchuck, Simon Pilarsky

regista Alessio LiguoriALESSIO LIGUORI
Alessio Liguori, born in 1981, was graduated in film directing at the Roma 3 University of Rome. He started directing videoclips and commercials for some important Italian brands. In 2014 he became a founding members of Mad Rocket Entertainment, a film production company based in Italy and focused in genre cinema. In June 2018 he debuted directing his first feature film IN THE TRAP, then in January 2019 he directed his second feature, SHORTCUT. Both the films are waiting for the official domestic distribution in late 2020.


Play Entertainment
Sternenberg Films

international distribution
Italian distribution
festival contact
Minerva Pictures Group

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Avviso pubblico Attrazione produzioni cinematografiche (POR FESR LAZIO 2014-2020)