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The Box

At his father's funeral, Liberato receives a mysterious box as a gift to bury at the Terme di Baia, Naples. His son, detached from his father after years of neglect, hesitates, but perhaps a distant memory awakens something in him and could lead him to a truth greater than him .

  • Flavio Simeone
    Director
  • Flavio Simeone
    Writer
  • Eduardo Bellotta
    Producer
  • Flavio Simeone
    Producer
  • Flavio Simeone
    Key Cast
    "Liberato"
  • Loredana De Martino
    Key Cast
    "Sara"
  • Eduardo Bellotta
    Key Cast
    "Giuseppe"
  • Daniela De Vita
    Key Cast
    "Livia"
  • Nino Russo
    Key Cast
    "Luciano"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    The box
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Italy
  • Country of Filming:
    Italy
  • Language:
    Italian
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Distribution Information
  • Saturnia Pictures srl
    Distributor
    Country: Italy
    Rights: Free TV
  • Nevada Film
    Distributor
    Country: Italy
    Rights: All Rights
  • Roswellfilm
    Distributor
    Country: Italy
    Rights: All Rights
  • Giuseppe Milazzo Andreani
    Sales Agent
    Country: Italy
    Rights: Free TV
Director Biography - Flavio Simeone

Flavio Simeone was born in Aversa, in the province of Caserta in 1991. He studies direction and acting at the University of Cinema in Acerra, with director Giuseppe Alessio Nuzzo and Giuseppe Mastrocinque. Thanks to the two teachers and the mixed teaching formula, he was able to learn the principles of acting and film direction. As a director he develops his debut film entitled SOLI, winner of some results as Best Director award at the Vesuvius International Monthly Film Festival 2021, Finalist at the Sweden Film Awards 2021, Special Mention at Under The Star Iff 2021, official selection at Tracce Cinematografiche Film Festival 2021 and at the Social World Film
Festival 2021 in the non-competitive Covid-19 category.
With THEBOX he gets the third place as Best Short at the first edition of the Premio Corto Flegreo.
As an actor he has taken part in various productions, such as the first feature film directed by Francesco Albanese ‘Ci devo pensare’, the first feature film by Marco Mario de Notaris ‘La tristeza ha il sonno leggero’ and some short films directed by Giuseppe Alessio Nuzzo such as: ‘La Scelta’ and ‘La Stanza - The Room’ and his second feature film entitled 'Quel posto nel tempo' starring Leo Gullotta.Thanks to these experiences he observed and learned firsthand the functioning of the
cinema machine.

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