PADRE

DIRECTED BY GIULIA CAFAGNA

Musical/Drama

Italy

12′

2024

SYNOPSYS
THE CELEBRATION OF A YOUNG PRIEST’S DECISION TO EMBRACE HIS VOCATION AND THE RENUNCIATION OF CARNAL LOVE, IN A CAPTIVATING MELANCHOLIC ROCK AND ROLL MUSICAL.
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY GIULIA CAFAGNA PRODUCED BY GIULIA CAFAGNA AND FEDERICO FASULO CINEMATOGRAPHER ELISA FIORITTO EDITED BY ANDREA SBARBARO WITH JACOPO SICCARDI ALBERTO MANCIOPPI AND FEDERICA GARAVAGLIA COSTUME DESIGN GIULIA VISMARA MUSIC BY EMANUELE SACCHI AND GIULIA CAFAGNA SOUND FABIO GALIZIA

AWARDS AND SELECTIONS

FILMOGRAPHY

21. Wegiel Film Festival
WORLD PREMIERE
2024
12. ICFF - Italian Contemporary Film Festival
Official Selection
2024
14. Mediterraneo Corto
National Premiere
2024

GIULIA CAFAGNA

BIO

 

GIULIA CAFAGNA IS A DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER OF ITALO-BRAZILIAN DESCENT. SHE GRADUATED IN 2022 FROM THE MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI FILM ACADEMY, PRESENTING HER FICTIONAL SHORT FILM “PADRE,” A ROCK AND ROLL MUSICAL, AS HER THESIS, WHICH IS CURRENTLY IN DISTRIBUTION. IN 2019, SHE GRADUATED IN DOCUMENTARY DIRECTING AT CIVICA LUCHINO VISCONTI, WHERE SHE MADE “LA NAVE DAVIDÒ,” A SHORT FILM SELECTED AT THE MY ART FILM FESTIVAL AND AMONG THE FIVE FINALISTS AT THE DOCUCITY FESTIVAL. THIS PROJECT WAS IN COLLABORATION WITH MUDEC, MUSEUM OF CULTURES IN MILAN, IS AN EXHIBITION SPACE THAT EMBRACES ANTHROPOLOGY AND CONTEMPORARY ARTS TO GIVE VOICE TO THE DIVERSE CULTURES OF THE WORLD. SHE HAS BEEN A STUDENT AT THE QUELLI DI GROCK ACTING SCHOOL FOR FOUR YEARS, AND HAS ACTED FOR THEATER AND CINEMA.
IN RECENT YEARS, GIULIA HAS BEEN EXTENSIVELY INVOLVED IN FILM PRODUCTION, WORKING ON VARIOUS SHORT FILMS (BOTH FICTION AND DOCUMENTARIES) AND FEATURE FILMS. ADDITIONALLY, SHE HAS BEEN ACTIVE IN THE WORLD OF INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL ADVERTISING PRODUCTION, DEVELOPING HER ROLE IN DIRECTORIAL RESEARCH.
2023
PADRE (Musical/Drama, 12', IT)