A work that depicts a young boy’s encounter with the sea with great feeling. The boy is at the beach with his parents, but is afraid of the sea and crouches under the beach parasol, ignoring his father’s attempts to entice him into the water. There is a sudden gust of wind and then…. Look out too for the beautiful scenery of the Italian coastal regions.
Mauro Magazzino was born in Taranto on 20th of July, 1974. He has specialised through courses in screenplay and direction. he wrote, directed and produced the short films "L'incontro" (The Encounter, 2001) "Special Juror's Award" at Palm Springs International Festivalof Short Films, "Acqua" (Water, 2005) Best Film - Italian Competition at 23rd Torino Film Festival. He has published a novel At present he works as a educator
2001 - L'incontro (The Encounter) 16mm [5'] 2005 - Acqua (Water) super 8 [10']
Screening / Award history:
Festival: 23rd Torino Film Festival (11th-19th November 2005) 12th Visioni Italiane - Bologna (24th-27th November 2005) "Alternative del Cinema Italiano" - Taranto Film Festival (Dec 2005) 24th International FIlm Festival of Uruguay (1st-16th April 2006) 7th Festival del Cinema Europeo (Lecce, April 2006) 7th Maremetraggio - International Festival of Short Films (30th June - 8th July 2006) 3rd Salento International Film Festival (9th - 17th September 2006) Awards: Best Film - Italian Competition (23rd Torino Film Festival) Special Mentioning (9th Parma Video Festival)