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Festival Season:

January 2024

Surveillance

Surveillance

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Angelo Donzella
Maria Rosaria Scicchitano, Angelo Donzella
Angelo Donzella, Maria Rosaria Scicchitano, Sergio Milani
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A shady deal threatens to oust one of the candidates in the local elections from political competition. It is said that the ends justify th means, but the ransom price may prove too high.


Submitter Statement

Biography Angelo Donzella Angelo Donzella, born in Turin in 1964, is a director and actor. He began his career as an actor in 1993 and then turned to directing starting in 2020, with his first award-winning short film ISOLATION, directed together with Roberto Loiacono. Subsequently his major works were in 2022 the spy thriller JASMINE'S SUSPICION and then in 2023 the award-winning short film UNEASE. In the same year 2023 he made his latest medium-length film SURVEILLANCE, a "Spy Movie." A photography enthusiast since way back in 1982, he has brought his maniacal care for photography to his films. Since he is also a musician, the soundtrack has a decisive impact in his films. Interview: London Director Awards https://londondirectorawards.com/blog/angelo-donzella The awards won as a director are: Best Director for the short film Unease at the World Film Carnival Singapore - year 2023; Best Director for the short film Unease at the MOKKHO International Film Festival - February 2023; Best Director for the short film Unease at the Thilsri International Film Festival - March 2023; Gold Award Director for the short film Unease at the Florence Film Awards - April 2023; Best Director for the short film Unease at the Makizhmithran International Film Festival - April 2023; Best Director for the short film Unease at the Sittannavasal International Film Festival - April 2023; Best Director for the short film Unease at the Nawada International Film Festival - 4th Season 2023; Silver Award Director Feature Film Surveillance at the New York Movie Awards - November 2023; Best Director Feature Film Surveillance at BIFF Sweden - Oct-Nov. 2023; Best Director of a Feature Surveillance at the New Jersey Film Awards - November 2023. The awards won for cinematography are: Best Cinematography for the shot film Jasmine's Suspicion at the Janjira International Film Festival - 2022; Best Cinematography for the shot film Jasmine's Suspicion at the New Jersey Film Awards - October 2022; Best Cinematography for the shot film Unease at the New Jersey Film Awards - February 2023; Best Cinematography for the shot film Unease at the Thilsri International Film Festival - March 2023; Gold Award Cinematography for the short film Unease at the Florence Film Awards - April 2023; Best Cinematography for the shot film Unease at the Rohip International Film Festival - April 2023; Best Cinematography for the shot film Unease at the Sittannavasal International Film Festival - April 2023; Best Cinematographer for the short film Unease at the Nawada International Film Festival - 4th Season 2023. The awards won as film editor; Best editing for the short film Unease at the Florence Film Awards - April 2023 Best editing for the short film Unease at the Frida Film Festival - May 2023 Gold award editing for the medium-lenght film Surveillance at New York Movie Awards - November 2023 Best editing for the medium-lenght film Surveillance at the Milasa Film Festival - December 2023

Key Cast

Maria Rosaria Scicchitano, Simone Nepote Andrè, Angelo Donzella, Alessandra Botticelli, Lucio Barbati, Patrizia Lucilla Casagrande, Antonella Ferilli, Franco Gillardi, Anna Panero

Other Credits

Screenplay: Maria Rosaria Scicchitano; Cinematography: Angelo Donzella, Sergio Milani; Film Editing: Angelo Donzella; Video Editing: Angelo Donzella; Soundtrack e Sound Design: Paolo Cercato; Videomaker: Sergio Milani; Videomaker Drone: Wilson Querin; End credits song - title: Surveillance: Mark Meccoli

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