NAUSICAA

In a remote house in the mountains, a package arrives from far away.

The shaky hands of a blind lady unwraps a parcel.
Inside a box, two objects; a small bottle and a tape recorder.

It's a message from the past, it's her daughter's voice.
It's a sound from the silence.

  • Alessandro Melchionda
    Director
    Clacson, Days of Giants
  • Alessandro Melchionda
    Writer
  • Dario Gigante
    Writer
  • Vinca L Gilbert-Dascent
    Producer
  • Francesca Inaudi
    Key Cast
    Women Vs Men , Weddings and Other Disasters , We Believed , Solo Per Il Weekend, Levántate y Pega, L'amour Ne Pardonne Pas, Three Touches ,
  • Ida Marinelli
    Key Cast
    Sleeping Wonder, The Screen, Notturno, Terra Bruciata, Veleno
  • Director of Photography: Andrea Turri
    CREDITS
  • Assistant Director: Desiderio Puleo
    CREDITS
  • Mix: Omnibus Studio Milano
    CREDITS
  • Voice Over: 01Comunicazione Roma
    CREDITS
  • Gaffer: Marcello Merletto
    CREDITS
  • Sound: Riccardo Milano
    CREDITS
  • Editor: Alessandro Melchionda
    CREDITS
  • Stylist: Paola Olivero
    CREDITS
  • Make-up: Matilde Davolio
    CREDITS
  • Best Boy: Pasquale Devivo
    CREDITS
  • Runner: Alessandro Guatti
    CREDITS
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    NAUSICAA
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 15, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Italy
  • Country of Filming:
    Italy
  • Language:
    Italian
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:35
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Alessandro Melchionda

Alessandro Melchionda was born in Italy in November 1979.

He studied filmmaking at ITSOS Alber Steiner in Milan. After graduating from the university of cinema in bologna (DAMS), Alessandro joined the Silvio Soldini’s shortfilmlab to further his skills in directing actors.

A reputable director of photography in the documentary industry Alessandro has worked internationally for National Geographic, Sky, Espn, Tele +, Rai in addition to collaborating with the leading advertising production houses in Milan (Filmmaster, The Family, Cow & Boys, Studio 12, Sportmaker...). Alessandro has directed commercials since 2010 working with luxury brands, blue chips and fmcg companies such as Vodafone, Aston Martin, Sky, Vibram, Rai, Esssecaffè and Quadro.

He has a life long passion for cinema after his first short ‘Sushi Connection’ Alessandro wrote and directed his second short film ‘Clacson’ which was selected for the David di Donatello awards in 2013. In the same year the trailer of his documentary ‘Days Of Giants’, about the toughest endurance trail in the world, won the third prize at the prestigious Sportel contest in Monaco.

Nausicaa was filmed in in Finale Ligure, Perego, and Courmayeur and stars Italian actresses Francesca Inaudi and Ida Marinelli

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