Private Project

Tell me about you

Generations meeting, memories intertwining, passions transmitting, thats are the feelings which Salvatore Siviglia, one of the last greek-speaking in Calabria, tries to involve the grandchildrens in the hard attempt to pass them a language and culture that, hi says, it is destined to be lost and not renewed

  • Domenico Cuzzucoli
  • Domenico Cuzzucoli
  • Associazione Ellenofona "Jalò tu Vua"
  • Salvatore Siviglia
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Platespèmu sc'essèna (Parlami di te)
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 30, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    English, Italian, Modern Greek (1453-)
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Alternative Film Festival
    September 25, 2017
    Best Cinematography
    Short Documentary Finalist
  • Grecanica International Film Festival
    Roghudi (RC)
    May 20, 2018
    Out of Competition
    Special Closing Event
  • West Side Mountain Documentary Film Festival
    August 9, 2019
    Migrant Stories
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • viaCalabria - Editoria, Web, Multimedia
    Country: Italy
    Rights: Video / Disc
Director Biography - Domenico Cuzzucoli

Domenico Cuzzucoli was born and lives in Melito Porto Salvo, a beautiful town in the Grecanica area on the Ionian coast of the province of Reggio Calabria.

Since 2000, a personal study of the language and culture of the Calabrian Greeks favored the encounter with these people, appreciating their language, their customs, their simplicity, recognizing in their history the lives of their common ancestors.

He worked from 2004 to 2015 within projects that the Province of Reggio Calabria has activated in the Greek Country of Calabria in order to protect, promote and enhance the Calabrian Greek language and culture.

Director of the web portal, technical and administrative manager of the BioAssoberg Consortium Group, producers of Organic Bergamot ( web site administrator), tour guide in the countries of the Grecanica area and the Aspromonte trails, Greco's cultural team, as part of international projects with Greece and Cyprus, vice president of the "Jalò tu Vua" Association of Bova Marina ( web site administrator), member of the Byzantine Community "San Cipriano di Reggio" and member of its Greek choir of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.

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Director Statement

Actor in the Greek-Calabrian short film "To fukàri tis Jenìa", produced by the Greek Association "Jalò tu Vua" and directed by Alessandro Spiliotopoulos.

Director and screenwriter of several photographic DVDs and films featuring the territory and culture of the Calabrian Greek.