SONNENSTUBE

INFO

Directed by

Davide Palella

Genre

Documentary

Duration

8’

Year

2022

Nationality

Italian

SYNOPSIS

Sergio Cortesi dedicated his life to solar observation.
At the “Specola solare” in Locarno, between 1957 and 2021, he made over 15.000 sunspots drawings, driven by the faith of a monk to whom his own god never gave an answer.

STILLS

CREDITS

Regia

Davide Palella

Genere

Documentario

Durata

7′

Nazionalità

Italia

Con

Sergio Cortesi

Produttore creativo

Sebastian Petri

Direttore della fotografia

Alessandro Perillo

Mix & sound design

Fabio Vassallo

Mentoring

Michelangelo Frammartino

Montaggio

Davide Palella

Curatrice

Daniela Persico

AWARDS AND SELECTIONS

2022
Official Selection
75. Locarno International Film Festival
2022
Official Selection
63. Festival dei Popoli
2022
Official Selection
64. Zinebi FIlm Festival
2022
Honorable Mention
4. Premio Ermanno Olmi
2022
Official Selection
47. Laceno D'Oro International Film Festival

DAVIDE PALELLA

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BIOGRAFIA

Davide Palella (born in Italy in 1996) graduated in Media Design and Multimedia Arts at NABA (Milan) in 2019. In the same year, after a series of shorts and academic works, he directed his first medium length film, Sirio, which screened at festivals like Filmmaker (Milan), Slow Film Festival (Mayfield) and Fuorinorma (Rome). In April 2021, he took part in the In Progress development workshop, mentored by Michelangelo Frammartino. In October of that year, he received a development grant for his new project, Shura. Sonnenstube, his latest short film, was realized during the 2022 Locarno Spring Academy. He’s an editor for Filmidee magazine.

FILMOGRAPHY

SIRIO

2019