Not even Dead

(Manco Morto)

by Emma Cecala
2023 - Italy - 15:22 min.

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Recommended audience: Festival 2024AdultsPLUS 2


1958: in a small town in the Sicilian hinterland, the mayoral elections are about to take place. A few days earlier, the Communist Party candidate dies. Between the bewilderment of the companions and the conjectures of the villagers, the religious function is transformed into a theater of the absurd. But the disbelief of the crowd finds its culmination in the last wishes of the deceased…

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Biography and filmography

Emma Cecala (Italy). She was born in Caccamo (Pa) in 1980 and graduated in Disciplines of Art, Music and Entertainment with top marks. In 2020 she attended a film directing course and gained experience on set with Daniele Ciprì. Since 2021 she has been a collaborator of the director and producer Aurelio Grimaldi.
In 2022 she was selected among the ten young talents from southern Italy to be trained in the field of film production: Creative Europe MEDIA project.
In 2021 she signed her first work "QuarantacinqueQuiciVentiquattro" and in 2023 her second work "Manco Morto".


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