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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2014 - 18.27 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2014


With properly tuned ImmerSyst eyes™ & ears™ the futuristic city of Vanille can look and sound like a paradise. But the life of a father and his son threatens to disintegrate when the father’s Immersyst begins to fail. Desperate to avoid facing his own traumatic reality, the man must venture into a city where violence and danger brew beneath a veneer of beautiful illusion.

Original Title The Nostalgist
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Short Film, Fiction
Duration 17' 40''
Nationality Italy, United Kingdom
Directed by Giacomo Cimini
Screenplay Giacomo Cimini
Based on the book based on the short story by
by Daniel H. Wilson
Director of photography Gareth Munden
Editor Eleanor Infante
Animation Gerald Dedel
Production Design Chris Richmond
Costume Design Natasha Billingham
Sound Emanuele Costantini
Make up Alessandro Bertolazzi
Music Lorenzo Piggici
Visual Effects Jean Claude Nouchy Giacomo Bargellesi
Art Director Davide Chiesa
Main cast Lambert Wilson
Samuel Joslin
Scott Hinds
Darrell D'Silva
Produced by Giacomo Cimini, Tommaso Colognese, Pietro Greppi

CIMINIGiacomoGiacomo Cimini

A London-based filmmaker represented by leading talent agencies CAA and Casarotto Ramsay, Giacomo Cimini, born in Rome in 1977, is the writer/director of the short film City in the Sky, which premiered at the 66th Venice Film Festival and has gone on to achieve international distribution on iTunes. He also directed the 8-part TV series Delitti for Fox Italy and is currently a lecturer at London’s Met Film School. He recently completed the sci-fi short film The Nostalgist based on Daniel H. Wilson’s short story of the same name. Cimini has now several projects in development at Wonder Room Productions, including a feature film version of The Nostalgist.


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