Gay Short Film, A tale of being different – and growing up.
Produced & Directed by: Kai StänickeS
Cinematography: Thomas Schneider
The small and tender story of two men who have loved each other for over 30 years in hiding, in the belief that they have no right, not even in the event of the death of one of the two.
Yet on the day of the Pride of Naples, which could be the last of their life together, they find the courage of a revolutionary gesture for them …
Giuseppe Bucci’s short film – starring Francesco Paolantoni and Patrizio Rispo – wins the best short film, the “ShorTS ilPiccolo” prize, at the prestigious Maremetraggio Festival which puts the 89 best-selling international shorts of the season in competition.
In Italy, in addition to Maremetraggio, Luigi and Vincenzo won the Florence Queer Festival, the Corto Imola Festival, according to the Gender DocuFilm Festival (Gay Village Rome), best original subject award at the Sorridendo Festival Cinecitta ‘, prize at the Pompei cinema Festival for two protagonists and is in the selection for the 2014 David di Donatello nomination .
But also around the world the short film has received very important statements such as the victory of the 10 grands moments de solitude in Paris (also screened in Cannes) the presence at the Europride in Oslo, and it is the only Italian short film to hit the official selection in aces poker of the North American LGBT Festivals (Frameline San Francisco, OutFest Los Angeles, NewFest New York, InsideOut of Toronto) as well as screenings at the Turin LGBT Festivals, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Brussels, and others, up to Rio and Mumbai and at the Tres Court in Paris which projects the finalists simultaneously in 100 cities around the world.