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Urban Shakespeare

A man walking down the street intent in reading a book. On his way he meets various strangers: a man and a woman, a beggar, two girls in love, a bartender, a black boy. The book is a collection of tragedies and comedies of Shakespeare, and the people he meets will remind him of the characters described by English playwright.

  • Antonio La Camera
    That's Not Sci-Fi, Killer's Sight, The Protagonist
  • Sarah Colautti
  • Antonio La Camera
  • Martino Daune
    Key Cast
  • Annalisa Arbolino
    Key Cast
  • Michele Ferlito
    Key Cast
  • Tony Palma
    Key Cast
  • Alessia Cardarelli
    Key Cast
    The Protagonist, Un Termine
  • Giovanna Savino
    Key Cast
  • Marco D'Angelo
    Key Cast
  • Federico Lima
    Key Cast
  • Stefano Oddi
    Director of Photography
    Un Termine
  • Antonio La Camera
    That's Not Sci-Fi, Killer's Sight, Un Termine, La Protagonista
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    5 minutes 50 seconds
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    September 23, 2014
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  • I Shakespeare Fest
    Roma, Italy
    September 23, 2014
    Italian Premiere
  • Notorius Film Festival
    Cagliari, Italy
    November 19, 2014
  • I 400 Corti Film Fest
    Palestrina, Roma
    November 21, 2014
    Best Movie "Une Certaine Tendance"
Director Biography - Antonio La Camera

Antonio La Camera was born in Castrovillari (Cosenza) on 18 May 1990.
After graduating, he leaves his native country at age 18 and moved to Rome where he began his film studies at the DAMS of University Roma Tre, where he graduated in 2012 with a vote of 110 cum laude in Film and the Arts of Vision with a thesis entitled "John Williams - The Musical Storytelling in the Cinema of Steven Spielberg ". During the Digital Arts Lab held by video artist and professor Giacomo Verde he realizes with Linda Del Gamba his first work "THAT'S NOT SCI-FI" with which he won the contest "The Cinema Above the City" and was selected at "Festival Young Station”, "Amarcort Film Festival" and "L’Aquila Film Festival". In 2013 he made "KILLER'S SIGHT", a neo-noir short film shot in Calabria selected for the "Film Noir Festival" of Vincennes (France) and winner for best film noir in "Giallo and Noir Festival 2016".
He attended the film school "Sentieri Selvaggi" where he graduated in 2014 with the short film "LA PROTAGONISTA" (“The Protagonist”) which won the Audience Award and the school and were selected for the "MOVIE Club Film Festival", the "5th Siliguri International Film Festival" the "Brianza Short Film" and received a special mention to "Sirius Film Festival." In the same year he directed the short films "EXASPERATION", "URBAN SHAKESPEARE" (Best Film "Certaine Tendance" at "I 400 Corti Film Festival", official selection at "Filming Shakespeare Short Film Competition "sponsored by Kenneth Branagh, " Shakespeare Fest "organized by Gigi Proietti, " Notorious Film Festival ", "Fabriano Film Festival "and the "Boat International Festival of Culture ") and "OIL aND WATER ", co-directed with Alessia Cardarelli (Best Production Values for the Student Media Show Audience Award 2015 at the American University of Rome, official selection at the "MIZZICAFilm Festival").
In 2015 returns to Calabria to realize the short film "FLESH AND DUST" insight into the life of a farmer, inspired by and starring his father. The short was well received around the world, being selected by the British Film Institute festival to participate in the "Future Film Festival" in 2016 and winning the awards for best cinematography, editing and soundtrack to "FOCUS International Film Festival Spring 2016". At AGRinCORTO the shortmovie wins the agricultural cooperative’s award and then participates at 19th CinemAmbiente, “Cortocircuito - Savigliano Film Festival”, “Terre di Cinema", “Ischia Film Festival”, “RacCORTIamoci”, “Festival de l'Environnement”.
He worked as an editor or assistant director in the short film "Do Ut Des" (Valentina Tomada), Giulia’s Room", "General Tale of Ordinary Solitude" (both by Fabrizio Condino), "City of Province ", "4: 9 "(both by Andrea Crisanti)," One Term", “Strait and Indispensable" (both by Sara Moccia)," In Art Hermes "(Isabella Rossi)," Gangster Movie "(Toni Trupia) "Sleep" (Silvia Ricciardi), "HID & LENNY" (Toni Trupia). He works as an assistant director in the theater show "Amaranto. Unexpected, surprising… love!” written and directed by Ilenia Costanza, as second unit to the feature film "Casting" directed by Demetrio Salvi and as a cameraman and editor for several documentary projects directed by Toni Trupia. In 2016 he works as director of photography and editor in the short movie "El Duelo Weird" directed by Fabio Serpa.

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