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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2016 - 15.24 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2016

During the Great War a group of Austrian soldiers on the Italian front find a piano in a ruin. The instrument catalyses the soldiers’ most human feelings in a fragile moment of understanding, but the meaningless barbarity they’re trying to forget is always ready to burst.

Original Title Lo Steinway
Italian Title Lo Steinway
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 17' 28''
Production Year 2016
Nationality Italy
Directed by Massimo Ottoni
Screenplay Andrea Molesini
Director of photography Massimo Ottoni
Editor Massimo Ottoni, Salvatore Centoducati
Animation Massimo Ottoni, Linda Kelvink, Francesca Quatraro, Mathieu Narduzzi
Production Design Martina Crosso, Chiara Tessera, Francesca Quatraro
Sound Vito Martinelli
Music Fabio Barovero
Produced by Istituto Luce Cinecittà

Headshot Lo Steinway Ottoni Massimo Pic01Massimo Ottoni
Massimo Ottoni was born in Ascoli Piceno in 1984. After graduation in Literature, Music and Show Business at La Sapienza University in Rome, he studied animation at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Turin, where he co-directed his graduation movie Imperium Vacui. He works as a freelance animator, an author and a filmmaker.

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