POLEPOLE

INFO

Director

Andrea Gatopoulos

Genre

Short Documentary

Runtime

24′

Year

2021

Nationality

Italiana

SINOSSI

A sentimental odyssey about the illusions and prejudices of a European man who goes to live in Zanzibar, told through his letters to his beloved woman, at a time when globalization and mass tourism are shaking and transforming the tropical island , its people and its culture.

STILL

CREDITS

Director

Andrea Gatopoulos

Genre

Short Documentary

Runtime

24′

Nationality

Italia

Cast

Mathilde Benoit – Mathilde
Ilyas Vuaa Amer – Elias
Hassan Abudu Simai – Cpt. Peter
Asha Mbosi Kikiote – Asha

Screenplay

Andrea Gatopoulos

Producer

Andrea Gatopoulos, Marco Crispano

Cinematography

Andrea Gatopoulos

Editor

Andrea Gatopoulos

Co-producers

Andrea Trono, Antonio La Camera

Sound designer

Tommaso Barbaro – Fullcode

Score recording

Francesco Sottile 

AWARDS AND SELECTIONS

2021 - Oscar Qualifying
International Premiere
29. Energa Camerimage
2022 - Oscar Qualifying
Official Selection
19. In the Palace Short Film Festival
2021
Italian Premiere
27. Visioni Italiane - 2021
2021
Official Selection
14. L'Aquila Film Festival
2021
South American Premiere
9. Fidba Film Fest

ANDREA GATOPOULOS

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BIO 

Born in Pescara (Abruzzo, Italy) in 1994. He is the founder of the production company Il Varco, with which he has produced 11 shorts and 2 feature films. He’s the art director of Il Varco – International Short Film Festival, choosen by Filmfreeway among the Top 100 festivals in the world, and he’s also the creator of Short Days and New Abruzzi Cinema. His productions were featured in more than 100 festivals around the world.

FILMOGRAPHY

POLEPOLE

2021

 

LETTERS TO HERZOG

2020

 

MATERIA CELESTE

2019

 

SPETTRI

2017

 

ONYRICON

2015