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Category: Edition 2017

Stefano works in the underground parking, haunted by the feeling of being 'invisible' for his clients. Suffering from loneliness, he is trying to bound with people to get out of this garage, where he feels like a prisoner.

Original Title Sotto terra
Italian Title Sotto terra
Category Out of competition
Section Parental Control
Tipology Short Film
Duration 17'
Production Year 2017
Nationality Italy
Directed by Mohamed Hossameldin
Screenplay Mohamed Hossameldin
Director of photography Daniele Ciprì
Editor Miriam Palmarella
Production Design Flavia Storelli
Costume Design Francesca De Simone
Sound Valerio Brini
Music Francesco Marchetti
Main cast Francesco Falchetto
Chiara Mastalli
Federico Giunti
Sarah Palladini
Produced by Claudio Trotti, Monica Pinti, Mirko Conte

--- regista --- mohamed hossameldinMohamed Hossameldin
Mohamed Hossameldin is an Italian-Egyptian filmmaker, born in Alexandria in 1983. After moving to Italy, he worked as a video operator for Mediaset and Sky, and then produced several independent short films and documentaries. In 2011, he enrolled at the Rome University of Fine Arts, where he graduated in 2014 with the thesis "The essence of cinema. How to become a director." In 2017 he has written and directed the short film SOTTO TERRA, with Daniele Ciprì as director of photography. He is currently writing his first feature film.

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