23rd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

AIFF.GR

Clowns

2/10/2016, 17:15, Danaos 1

Short film before the screening of «The Athens Conservatoire Short Film Screenings»

pagliacchi

Clowns / Pagliacci

Διάρκεια / Duration: 18’ Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Marco Bellocchio

In the theater of a small village, rehearsals are taking place for a show based on the opera I Pagliacci. There is no orchestra, just a piano and the singers. Amongst the few people in the audience there is the mother of the singer, a rich local lady and financer of the project, the sister, and a few other people involved in the show. During a dinner party at this rich lady’s house, a hypnosis session takes place, where rancor and pain emerge from the brother and sister towards their mother and their impossibility of overcoming them.



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