Portfolio - Lorenzo
10 Aprile 2016
Documentary, Italy, 2001, minidv, 22’, col.
Production: Luca Saini, Dario Quattrini
A project by Luca Saini and Dario Quatrini with the collaboration of
Lorenzo De Nicola and Daniele Pagliero.
1971: J.T. Wodash, an italian indipendent director, shoots feature film:
“into my soul, the shadow … “.
An autobiographical story largely inspired by the imprisonment of the mentally
ill in psychiatric institutions-lager.
The intent of this work is already Wodash aesthetic and political manifesto.
The film is a mix of documentaristic realism and fantastic storytelling with strong colors,
which get little success among horror genre fans and let him find a producer which,
under tle label of “Shadow films”, will support all of his movies.
In seven years will be realeased: Cosa pensano le scimmie”, “La piscina”, “L’attesa”,
“The artist”, “Figli della violenza”…
Four photographic works paginated as film 70×100 posters,
represent the posters of four feature films,
produced by an unknown production company, Shadow Films;
a video traces its history through the testimonies of those who have made it part and
a sound system are marked by the narration.
The project, through photography, graphics, videos and soundtracks is an investigation
on the relationship between fiction and reality.
Artist: Luca Saini, Dario Quattrini
Director/dop/operator: Lorenzo De Nicola