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Esame di lealtà (Examination of Loyalty)

The author of the film finds ideas and improvisation in many boxes that he kept hidden for a long time. Through the characters in this story he wants to free them. He decides to use the metaphor of the move and some atavistic themes as a trace of an inquiry that is divided between questions and answers that will lead us to the story in which the boundary between reality, fiction and mastery is lost

  • Salvatore Greco
  • Salvatore Greco
  • Salvatore Greco
  • Lisa Luca
  • Teresa Giustiniani
  • Pippo Pattavina
    Key Cast
  • Roberto Carrubba
    Key Cast
  • Marcello Cappelli
    Key Cast
  • Alfredo Guglielmino
    Key Cast
  • Davide Cucinotta
    Key Cast
  • Gianni Sineri
    Key Cast
  • Gabriele Arena
    Key Cast
  • Fabrizio Savoca
    Key Cast
  • Giuseppe Giudice
  • Giada Tricomi
    Assistant director
  • Giada Tricomi
    Costume designer
  • Angelo Mauro
    Music composer
  • Torquato Tricomi
    Music composer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Esame di lealtà
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Other
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 23 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 23, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    23,000 EUR
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Director Biography - Salvatore Greco

"Through emotions, empathy, communication, we transform our lives into a work of art [...] artists have a great responsibility". Salvatore Greco author and producer of Examination of Loyalty gets involved, seeks dialogue with his peers, breaks down the obstacle of solitude as an artist, realizes his first work. Animator and actor for a long time. Director of corporate shows and audiovisuals for over 20 years. In 2012 he attended a film school at 53 years old. In 2015 he becomes a grandfather for the first time and decides to give his family a challenge, a concrete test of passion, he creates a starting point for his cinematographic dreams. Meeting each person as a baggage of experience in a fluid, natural, constructive way. This film attacks the director's fears. Fear gives him the motivation. Accept the state of tension in exchange for greater pleasure or less pain. "If we have a dream we must protect it"

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Short films
Sfida Capitale – colore 29’05” (2016), Cosa manca oggi – b/n 10’ (Hi8 -2002), Milonga – b/n 14’ (beta/mini-dv -1995), Lexington – colore 7’ (VHS -1995), Semaforo – colore 1’ (VHS – 1993), Toro Seduto – colore 17’ (VHS -1993), Vittorio Gassman a Catania – colore 11’ (3/4 U-Matic -1985), E all'operatore la camera si bagnò – colore 8’ (3/4 U-Matic -1984), Magnolina – colore 15’ (VHS -1983), A Catania quello che si può far credere – colore 20’ (super 8 -1977)

Theater direction
Semplice (2020), Gaio (1997), Libertà (1996), Il Flauto Magico (1992), Fragolina e Saltarello (1991), Zi Zu Za Eh! (1986), Una Giornata Fantastica (1985), Binomio Fantastico (1983), Peter Clown (1982)