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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2012 - 14.24 July

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Category: Edition 2012

Oscar, a teenage graffiti artist, is sentenced to community service at an old folk's home. When he is forced to take Isabel, a lonely resident for walks, slowly the two form an unlikely bond. Isabelle seems to come back to life as Oscar teaches her how to 'tag.'


Oscar, un graffitaro adolescente, viene condannato a compiere il servizio civile presso una casa di riposo. Quando è costretto a condurre a passeggio l’anziana e solitaria Isabel, tra di loro nasce lentamente un insolito legame. Isabelle sembra ricominciare a vivere mentre Oscar le insegna a 'taggare'.


Original Title Nani
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +13
Tipology Short Film
Duration 20'
Production Year 2011
Nationality USA
Directed by Justin Tipping
Screenplay Justin Tipping, Joshua Beirne Golden
Director of photography Søren Hiorth
Editor Linda Jildmalm
Sound Ryan Young
Music Blake Neely
Main cast Tsai Chin (Isabel/„Nani“)
Johnny Ortiz (Oscar)
Spencer (Grace Nefetari)


Justin TippingJustin Tipping
Justin was born near San Francisco in 1985. He gained a BA in media studies from the University of California in Santa Barbara has worked as an editor for local television and directed music videos. He is currently studying directing at the American Film Institute’s Conservatory in Los Angeles.


Justin Tipping
Nato nei pressi di San Francisco nel 1985, si è laureato in Scienze della Comunicazione all’Università della California a Santa Barbara. Ha lavorato come montatore per televisioni locali e diretto video musicali. Attualmente studia regia all'American Film Institute di Los Angeles.



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