Morrison the Unloved Guru


Morrison is a successful fortune-teller, truly devoted to his job. However, when the unforeseen happens, all of his beliefs about love will be put to the test.

Morrison è un cartomante di successo, profondamente appassionato al suo lavoro e in grado di predire il futuro amoroso di chiunque lo desideri. Quando però la sua vita prende una svolta differente le sue convinzioni sull'amore verranno messe a dura prova.

  • Lisa Battocchio
    Director
  • Lisa Battocchio
    Writer
  • Lisa Battocchio
    Editor
  • Nico Amedeo
    Key Cast
    "Morrison"
  • Fiona Dawn
    Key Cast
    "Nicole"
  • Michael Geelhoed
    Key Cast
    "The producer"
  • Akmalkhon Ibragimov
    Key Cast
    "The cameraman"
  • Alessandro Ceschi
    Key Cast
    "Bartender"
  • Alberto Kinto
    Key Cast
    "Morrison's friend"
  • Cosima Xiong
    Director of Photography
  • Lu Shan
    DoP assistant
  • Wei Jiawei
    Lighting team
  • Pei Yanwen
    Lighting team
  • Alessandro Ceschi
    Assistant director
  • Kamilla Ibrayeva
    Tarot cards design and animation
  • Cidarth Sajith
    On set sound
  • Chen Bogan
    On set sound
  • Fu Yiwei
    Art Directors
  • Li Jing
    Art Directors
  • He Miao
    Art Dep. assistants
  • Yu Yingqi
    Art Dep. assistants
  • Zhu Zikun
    Line Producers
  • Wei Huanfeng
    Line Producers
  • Han Yingying
    Line Producers
  • Zhao Shenghuan
    Line Producers
  • Hanna Berezhna
    Line Producers
  • William Fanelli
    Visual effects
  • Ali Rizvi
    Visual effects
  • Jia Yuxiao
    Color grading
  • Nicola Mazzei
    Music and Sound design
  • Nicola Mazzei
    Movie score
  • Erika Battocchio
    Movie score
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    fantasy, romance, drama
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 31, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    China
  • Country of Filming:
    China
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2,35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Beijing Film Academy
  • European Film Festival (Mainstream & Underground)
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
    Finalist
  • 2022 Love Actually Int'l Storyteller Showcase

    United States
    February 14, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Carolina Short Film and Screenwriting Showcase
    Ashville
    United States
    March 5, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Blast Off Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    April 23, 2022
    Quarter Finalist
Director Biography - Lisa Battocchio

Lisa Battocchio freshly graduated from Beijing Film Academy, cinematography department.

After getting a scholarship for a bachelor program in BFA, she immediately flew to China to pursue her childhood dream and become an aspiring director, writer and editor. Her films often touch the theme of “lost and found”, with some magic realism.
"Morrison the Unloved Guru" is her first narrative short movie, shot during her bachelor at Beijing Film Academy.

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