Puglia is to die for (2013) – short film

  • Year : 2013
  • Skills : Director, executive producer

Film Title: Puglia is to die for

Year: 2013

Genre: Dark comedy

Production Country: Italy

Duration: 8′

Language: Italian

Format: Digital, Color

Status: Completed



Death comes to us all sooner or later, but when it reaches the door of Aspasia, things starts to turn in a different direction. Aspasia will offer it a last meal before the big trip…


2013 Winner of “Piccante Film Festival” 3rd Edition, Gastronomy section – Diamante (Cosenza – Italy)
2013 Winner of V edition Festival “Corto Corrente” – Popular Jury – Fiumicino (Roma – Italy)
2014 VI edition “CIAKKARE” – 1° Jury prize and 3° Audience prize (Como – Italy)


2013 NOFI Festival (Los Angeles – USA). For Best Non-professional (Author’s) movie


“La Puglia è la morte sua” was selected in more than 20 international film festival all over the world, here is a selection:
2014 St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival – St. John’s (CAN)
2014 Festimatge de Calella – Barcelona (ESP)
2014 La Pedrera Short Film Festival – La Pedrera (URY)
2014 China New Media Short Film Festival – Shenzhen (CHN)
2013 Corto Corrente – Città di Fiumicino (ITA)* Winner of the Audience Prize
2013 Feratum FilmFest – Tlalpujahua (Mexico)
2013 Fantàstik Festival – Granollers (ESP)
2013 NOFI – Los Angeles (USA) * Nominated for best author’s film


Actors | Pietro Manigrasso, Valentina Persico, Michele Bezzi
Director | Silvia Cannarozzi
Script | Michele Marino, Silvia Cannarozzi
DoP | Simone Marchi
Video Editing | Simone Marchi, Sonia De Girolamo
Sound Designer | Luca Cattaneo
Soundtrack | Soni a battente – Terre del sud

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