Private Project

Happy Birthday

Beatriz finds inside of the son's bag a bloody t-shirt and a knife. the son, unaware of the weapon finding, makes a little surprise for his mother's birthday, she's not able to react and to tell him about the thing she found. when a man start knocking on the door the worried son lets his mother understand that something's not fine, so she decides to run away and to save him from his destiny in order to give him a new possibility by turning himself in to the police.

  • Mirko Salciarini
  • Mirko Salciarini
  • Katelyn Toner
  • Adrian Ossman
  • Beatriz Abrisqueta
    Key Cast
  • Jan Fischer
    Key Cast
  • Andrea
    Key Cast
    "little Son"
  • Mirko Salciarini
  • Luca Giordano
  • Andrea Vaghi
  • Agit Utlu
    Sound Mix
  • Cassie Philips
    Boom Operator
  • Katelyn Toner
    Assistant Director
  • Adrian Ada Ossman
    Co Director
  • Sankalp Lutrha
  • Mirko Salciarini
  • Eduardo Bigazzi
  • Project Type:
    Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 14, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    700 EUR
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    Czech Republic
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Director Biography - Mirko Salciarini

I'm Mirko Salciarini from Cassina Rizzardi a little town near the Lake of Como (italy). i was born in 1994, i started to shoot stop motion when i was very young (13) after i decided to move to studied Visual Comunication, After a lot of different work like a Filmmaker(music video's, Short movie, Aftermovie event) i decided to Start to study Again for grow and become a Director, i was studing in Rome at Accademia del Cinema Renoir, and Filmmaking Workshop at Prague Film School after the won in Cinemadamare Festival.
Right now i'm a student from Centro Sperimentale in Milan.
I'm a Director and Cinematographer, i Directed a lot of Music Video for important Artist in Italy (Capo Plaza, Fabri Fibra) and Directed commercials and Short Movies. I'm also a Cinematographer for Short movies and Commercials.

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Director Statement

I wrote this film because I think people should remember that they can always do something for their child. whatever it does, it always remains your child and you must not forget it. If you think about changing the world, you must first start by changing our children.