Moles

Talponi

Directed by Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola

2021

Black comedy

15 min

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Switzerland

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Color

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Italian

poster

Synopsis

Anna, Francesco, and the eight years old Giorgio can't afford a fancy holiday. Social pressure makes them hide at home and fake a Bahamas vacation through photoshopped posts on social media. The deluge of likes/comments fuel an all-consuming dopamine rush.

Festivals

2021

  • Rome Independent Film Festival | Student Competition

2022

  • Cinequest | Narrative Shorts
  • European Independent Film Festival | Student Films
  • Seattle International Film Festival | Short Film Competition
  • Atlanta Film Festival | Narrative Shorts

Cast & Crew

  • Cast:Catherine Pagani, Gerardo Maffei, Mattia Linzi, Vera Bommer, Roberto Guerra
  • Script:Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola
  • Cinematographer:Rokas Sydeikis
  • Editor:Lars Mulle
  • Sound design & mix:Andrea Bonfanti
  • Music:Xenia Wiener, Janos Mijnssen
  • VXF:Jan Linhart
  • Producer:Filippo Bonacci
  • Production Company:Zurich University of the Arts

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