Sirio

A boy lives alone in the desert. He spends the day gathering firewood, waiting for an old man to provide him of the essentials to his survival.

  • Davide Palella
    Director
  • Davide Palella
    Writer
  • Davide Palella
    Producer
  • Luca Poma
    Key Cast
  • Juan Carlos Ruiz
    Key Cast
  • Duke
    Key Cast
  • Dario Arvigo
    Assistant Director
  • Angelo Gatti
    Camera Operator
  • Angelo Gatti
    Director of Photography
  • Massimo Bologna
    Production Assistant
  • Roberto Valdivia
    Production Assistant
  • Stefano Brunati
    Camera Assistant
  • Stefano Brunati
    Electrician
  • Stefano Brunati
    Grip
  • Gabriele Cardullo
    Sound Engineer
  • Patrizia Succetti
    Prop Person
  • Patrizia Succetti
    Costumes Supervisor
  • Patrizia Succetti
    Make Up Lady
  • Davide Palella
    Set Designer
  • Dario Arvigo
    Assistant Set Designer
  • Roberto Valdivia
    Assistant Set Designer
  • Massimo Bologna
    Script Supervisor
  • Roberto Valdivia
    On Set Interpreter
  • Roberto Valdivia
    Translator
  • Davide Palella
    Editor
  • Giulio Rosso Chioso
    Color Correction
  • Emilio Vizcaíno
    Location Manager
  • Sonia Vizcaíno
    Location Manager
  • Diego Jesús Aguirre
    Special Effects Technician
  • German Francisco Garcia
    Animal Trainer
  • Andec Filmtechnik
    Film Process
  • Andec Filmtechnik
    Film Scan
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Sirio
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    38 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 21, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    22,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Italy
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Shooting Format:
    16mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 39th Filmmaker Festival
    Milano
    Italy
    November 21, 2019
    World Premiere
    Prospettive
  • 7th Torino Underground Cinefest
    Torino
    Italy
    March 22, 2020
    Short Film Competition
  • Globe International Silent Film Festival

    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    October 16, 2020
    Competition section "Fiction"
  • Slow Film Festival
    Mayfield
    United Kingdom
    October 31, 2020
    International Premiere
    Haunted Landscapes
  • Fuorinorma - La via neosperimentale del cinema italiano
    Roma
    Italy
    December 7, 2021
Director Biography - Davide Palella

Davide Palella (1996, Italy) graduates in Media Design & Multimedia Arts from NABA (Milano) in 2019. The same year, after a series of short films and academic works made since 2014, he directs his first medium-length film Sirio, participating to various film festivals among which: Filmmaker Festival (Milano) and Slow Film Festival (Mayfield). He is currently realizing his first feature film titled Shura.

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