The film revolves around a seasoned private detective who has dedicated years to unraveling the enigma surrounding the identity of a mysterious woman. As he interviews various individuals, each person provides a distinct and contradictory perspective on the woman's true identity. Intrigued and determined, the detective decides to pursue her, only to have his path unexpectedly intersect with hers in the midst of a bustling street. In a surprising turn of events, she reaches out to him, extending an invitation to a clandestine rendezvous at a cinema, where the truth about her will finally be revealed.

  • Davide Asci
  • Davide Asci
  • Alžběta Bartoníčková
  • Matt Rentell
    Key Cast
  • Alexandra Lafont
    Key Cast
  • Evangeline Asha
    Key Cast
  • Niles Schilder
    Key Cast
  • Vishnu Shanker
    Key Cast
  • Remy Benson
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Detective story
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Kent
  • Swiff Film Festival

    United States
    June 26, 2023
  • Vasanello Film Festival
    May 30, 2023
  • Lift off Global Network

    Official Selection
Director Biography - Davide Asci

Davide Asci was born on April 24th, 1998 in Genzano di Roma. He studied at the Mancinelli and Falconi Human Sciences High School in Velletri, where he developed a passion for audiovisual production. Together with some classmates, he made short films such as "È ora di cambiare", which won third prize at the Lazio Cinema e Storia competition, and "L’ultima pagina di speranza", winner of the first phase of the "I Giovani e la Shoah" competition. During this time, he founded and directed the school newspaper and taught film workshops at the school and at some private schools, where he made other short films with the children.

In 2018, after graduating, he directed the film workshop for the "I Tesori del Futuro" association in Aprilia, where he became the director of the after-school section. He also began working as a filmmaker and photographer for "Be Happy Eventi" and schools such as "Mondo dei Sogni" in Aprilia.

In 2019, he won the first phase of the entrance exam at the Experimental Cinematography Center, he gratuated in film directing at the Accademia del Cinema Renoir, recognized by the Lazio Region. The same year, he won the "Torno Subito" scholarship to study at the New York Film Academy, but had to give it up due to the pandemic. In 2020, he won the scholarship to enter the Officina Pasolini School of Higher Artistic Training, where he graduated in Videomaking and Audiovisual Directing. He also attended the screenwriting course "How to write a great story" by Francesco Trento. In the same year, he enrolled in the Arts and Sciences of Perfoming course at La Sapienza University, winning several scholarships, including two Erasmus mobilities at the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona and the University of Kent, where he deepened his linguistic and practical studies in audiovisual production.

Meanwhile, he worked as a tutor for students with learning disabilities using my knowledge of audiovisual production and graphics to teach them. In 2023, he won a collaboration scholarship to work as a classroom tutor for the PCTO at La Sapienza and the "Torno Subito" scholarship to study in the ESRA International Film School in Paris.

Finally, he has a prolific volunteer activity, and at the beginning of 2023 he participated in the training course on conflict resolution pedagogy at Rondine, Citadel of Peace, in order to prepare the artistic workshops present at the Senzatomica exhibition, partner of ICAN, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017.

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