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Nicola is a 6 year old boy who lives with his family in an old apartment divided in two by a long corridor. His parents' relationship is slowly deteriorating as money is running low and love is fading. In order to escape from the violence, Nicola hides himself in the fantasy world of his toy soldiers. But as the tension increases day after day, the young boy begins to see signs of the corridor slowly turning into a war trench and getting to the front door becomes not a question of going to school anymore, but the only way to survive...

Original Title IL CORRIDOIO
Italian Title IL CORRIDOIO
Category Official Competition
Section Free to Fly
Tipology Short Film
Duration 18'
Production Year 2003
Nationality Italy
Directed by Vittorio Badini Confalonieri
Screenplay Vittorio Badini Confalonieri, Valeria Borello
Script Vittorio Badini Confalonieri
Director of photography Franz Pagot
Editor Raimondo Aiello
Production Design Vincenzo De Camillis
Costume Design Gaia Guidotti
Sound Matt Faulkner
Music Paolo Cairoli
Main cast Enrico Pagot (Nicola)
Ignazio Oliva (padre/father)
Maria Pia Calzone (madre/mother)
Giulia Steigerwalt (Chiara)
Sergio Albelli (Colonnello/Colonel)
Francesco Guzzo (Tenente/Lieutenant)
Produced by Andrea Usai, Pietro Giacalone

the corridor regVittorio Badini Confalonieri

He was born in 1976 in Turin (Italy). Writer and director he worked in London directing commercials and music videos. In Italy he directed music videos for artists such as Afterhours, Morgan and Modarte. In 2003 he founded, with Alberto Micelotta, the MO Vi DA company specialized in video production. They work with Italian musicians such as Alex Britti, Delta V, Mario Venuti and Cristina Donà. THE CORRIDOR is Vittorio Badini Confalonieri’s first short film. At the moment he is writing his first feature film.

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