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STRIKE A LIGHT

STRIKE A LIGHT

US Premiere

Director: Giovanna Sonnino

United States, 2001, 75 min

Shooting Format:MiniDV

Festival Year:2002

Category:Narrative Feature

WINNER: Best Editing

Cast:EILEEN BUTLER - GIOVANNA CALVINO - CAT DEL BUONO - ROSANNA DEL BUONO - CYNTHIA DE MOSS - MICHELE HIERHOLZER - GISELLE JONES - JULIANNE NICHOLSON - MARIA PAPAGEORGIOU - KIMBERLY SEXTON - MIHOKO SUZUKI

Crew:Producer(s): CAT DEL BUONO, GIOVANNA BROGNA - Screenwriter: GIOVANNA SONNINO - Editor: MAURIZIO LEONARDI, RUGGERO TORNATORE, FRANCESCO STRUFFI - Cinematographer: ALESSANDRO DE FILIPPO, MAURIZIO LEONARDI, GIOVANNA SONNINO - Sound: ALEX BLUE, ETHICAL, - SOUND EDITOR: MASSIMILIANO SAPIENZA

Sales:Ivo De Sanctis, Village Films, Strada delle Piane, Campagnano di Roma (Roma) Italy - 00198 - Tel: +39 6 9077036 - Mobile: +39 335 5313163 - Fax: +39 6 9077036

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Synopsis

Twenty years of sexual-sentimental adventures of a woman accompanied by hits from the 70's to the present. One protagonist, whose story is told in the first person by eleven different women. From suburbs to the city, from tattoos & psychedelic paraphernalia to piercings & cell phones in search of the right man. After a series of encounters/confrontations with men who all seem to possess a similar trait - that of not being right for her- the protagonist has nothing to lose: why not give women a try?

About the director

Giovanna Sonnino was born in Catania (Sicily), is graduated in Art History and has a degree in cinematography. She has directed numerous documentaries for the RAI (Italy). She directed 2 movies. She directed and produced various independent videos. She is also a photographer and has exhibited her works in several personal and collective shows.

Filmmaker's note

Experimental docu-fiction about twenty years of male-female relationships. A written script that is recited by 11 different women in New York and accompanied by hits from the relevant periods. A quick course in 'What does the woman want?' for all men.

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