The passion for dance has always burned in Martha's veins who, having now reached an age where it is impossible to go back and dancing as a professionist, is now forced to live doing a job that doesn't satisfy her, trapped in an exhausting and an alienating routine.

  • Greta Di Raimondo
  • Emanuele Dileone
  • Mare Crisium Film Productions
  • Marta Martin
    Key Cast
  • Mariangela Stocco
    Key Cast
    "Mother "
  • Elisabetta Dileone
    Key Cast
    "The voice of Martha"
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    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 29 seconds
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Director Biography - Greta Di Raimondo

Greta Di Raimondo was born in Salemi on 4 October 1996. She has always had a strong passion for art and cinema and in 2010 she decided to attend a film school, where she studied the field of audiovisual disciplines from a technical and theoretical point of view and multimedia arts. In 2021 she finished her university studies with a Master's Degree in Theater and Performing Arts at the IUAV University of Venice with a research thesis on found footage cinema. In addition to her passion for directing, she writes about cinema for Birdmen Magazine. In 2022 she won the Best Drama cathegory in Rome International Movie Awards for her film Metamorphosis.

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Director Statement

"Martha" is a metaphor of today's artistic world and how, often, it is a world closed for those who want to be part of it. Martha is a modern Joan of Arc, a stoic figure animated by an uncontrollable passion that drives her to completely lose control and drags her into a vortex of no return. Her burning desire to be as she needs to be is the image of every artists.