The missed Procession

For 500 years, on the island of Procida, become Italian Capitol of the culture this year, the procession of Good Friday before Easter has a special meaning. Thousands of visitors arrive on the island to attend the "Mysteries", the representations of the scenes of the Passion of Christ. In 2020, for the first time and because of Covid 19, the rite did not take place: a unique event, shooted during first italian lockdown, made by the testimonies of those who take part in the Procession, between melancholy for the present and hope for the future. A way to think about the innocence there was when, for the first, we heared about Covid

  • Cristiano Esposito
    L'impronta del Postino
  • Cristiano Esposito
  • Maria Coppola film photo
  • Maria Coppola
  • Francesco Lauro
    Sound Engineering
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 10, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Cristiano Esposito

Born in Ischia on 12 April 1971, he has written for about twenty years for cinema, theatre, radio and TV. Graduated in leopardian hermeneutics, he has directed and produced television formats and programmes, theatre and radio shows for regional networks. His films won around the world more than 30 awards; he has conducted talk shows and reportage on radio and tv.

nato a Ischia il 12 aprile 1971, scrive da circa venti anni per il cinema, il teatro, la radio e la tv. Laureato in Ermeneutica leopardiana, ha curato per reti regionali la regia e la produzione di format e programmi televisivi, di spettacoli teatrali e radiofonici. I suoi film hanno vinto circa 30 festival internazionali, in tutto il globo; ha condotto talk show e programmi di reportage in radio e tv

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Director Statement

Less is more. Each of us is the Other.