Promenade Fatale (Love Letters)

Anny lives alone.

She houses for a few days her nephew Augustus, deaf and dumb. One afternoon they have a walk together but when they come back home they discover that someone has been in the house.

During their absence two strangers, dressed in black, one of them with a large bouquet of flowers, has entered Anny’s apartment rummaging in every corner, in search of money and valuables.

They find some love letters, preserved with care and divided in small groups with different colored ribbons. These letters attract the attention of one of the two thieves. He destroys them without pity and apparently without reason, leaving the debris scattered on the floor as a trace of their passage.

Anny feels this as an act of extreme violence on the memories of her personal affective history. In the meanwhile her nephew Augustus tries in some way to reassemble the pieces of paper and comfort her.

Anny suddenly begins to feel ill, sits in the chair but she is undergoing a massive heart attack. All seems lost, his nephew is dumb and no way to call for help.

The building is empty at that time. When...

  • Fabrizio Fiore
  • Luigi Salerno
  • Luigi Salerno
  • NocteFilm
  • Stefano Petti
    Director of Photography
  • Giacomo Ciavatta
    Original Music
  • Giovanni Carbonara
    Foley artist
  • Giacomo Ciavatta
    Audio mixer
  • Thomas Battista
    Camera Operators
  • Fabrizio Fiore
    Camera Operators
  • Luigi Naro
  • Vanessa Mattioli
    Make up Artist
  • Fabrizio Fiore
    Color correction
  • Jude Sweeney
    English subtitles
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Promenade Fatale (Love Letters)
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  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    250 EUR
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    Digital (Canon 5d mark II)
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  • Student Project:
  • Gioiosa in Corto 2014
    Gioiosa Marea
    August 9, 2014
  • IMA International Film Festival
    Thrissur, India
    December 9, 2014
  • Access Code Short Film Festival
    Bangalore, India
    December 27, 2014
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