Moles

Talponi

Directed by Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola

2021

Black comedy , 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
  • River Film Festival | Student Competition
  • LA Shorts International Film Festival | Official competitionBest Comedy
  • Filmfestival Kitzbühel | Short Film Competition
  • Edmonton International Film Festival | Narrative Shorts
  • Nashville Film Festival | NextGen Competition

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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