Recuerdo de Travesía

Recuerdo de Travesía is a documentary feature film that explores the Argentine musical tradition through the people who live out its Folklore daily and the environments in which it is developed. In order to talk about Argentinian Folk, it is necessary to get to know its interpreters, those who carry on the knowledge and whose lives are pervaded by an intimate relationship to folk music. The documentary brings us in contact with four musicians and their private lives, often connected because they inhabit the same village. Menor, Marcelo, Beto and Dalmazio guide the viewer through the music they play every day, the history of the village, and their personal lives, hosting us in their homes and meeting in various locations, which provide the background as well as the container of their Folk traditions.

  • Elia Misesti
    Director
  • Julio Francisco Trucco
    Producer
  • Juan Pablo Figún Correa
    Sound Recording
  • Filippo Milanesi
    Sound Design
  • Federico Manneschi
    Color Correction
  • Davide Melotti
    Graphic Design
  • Fernando Ciro Occhiuzzi
    Director Assistant
  • Elia Misesti
    Editing
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Recuerdo de Travesía
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 27 minutes 13 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 22, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Italy
  • Country of Filming:
    Argentina
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Festival de Cine Inusual
    Buenos Aires
    Argentina
    October 23, 2022
    South America premiere
    Special Mention
  • Il Cinemino
    Milano
    Italy
    May 12, 2022
    Italian Premiere
    Selection
Distribution Information
  • KM Sur
    Distributor
    Country: Argentina
Director Biography - Elia Misesti

Born in 1990, he lived in Arezzo untill 2009. After a year spent in London, in 2010 he moved to Milan where he began to study "Communication, Media and Adverstising" at IULM University. In 2012, he left for Argentina through an exchange program, where he remained for a year, finding ease in staying with the local culture and lifestyle. In 2014, he began his master's degree in Multimedia Arts of cinema and video at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera. In 2015, another exchange program, this time in Istanbul, where he studied soundart, videoart, film music and documentary. In 2016 he founded Altra Generazione, a cultural association that deals with concerts, festivals, and the promotion of emerging artists. Since 2017, he has been working as a freelancer in photography, video and sound production. In 2019, he returns to Argentina to reconnect to the places and the people dear to him. This includes Julio Francisco Trucco, who invited him to La Travesia and with whom he developed "Recuerdo de Travesia". Since 2020 has been working in large commercial or film productions, for brands such as Birra Moretti and Ferragamo or TV series such as Succession (HBO).

On the 22 of October he will attend the Film Accelerator workshop organized by "La Selva Ecosistema Creatiu", where he will meet Werner Herzog and other 49 emerging directors selected from all over the world. During the 11 days of the workshop, each author will have to think, film and edit his own short film.

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Director Statement

Creating fiction to understand the real, filming the real to preserve its memory.