Who needs a home and a family when you’ve got four wheels?
A man leads an organized life. He jogs each morning, works in the office nine to five, picks up the laundry once a week. True, he lives in his car, and he hasn’t seen his wife and daughter for a while. But don’t we all need a little break from the world every so often?
Part character study, part road movie, Respite is the atmospheric story of a modern-day hermit.
Screenplay, Direction, Production: Adriano Cirulli – fallingfilm.com – goo.gl/wNFZgk Cast: Gianluca Cesale – goo.gl/lfz8dB, Sabrina Bartlett – goo.gl/rNQH1b Original music: Eivind Aarset – eivindaarset.com Cinematography: Robin Whenary – robinwhenary.com Editing: Elisa Cepedal – cargocollective.com/elisacepedal Sound design: Tom Lock Griffiths – goo.gl/qbRnjt Art direction: Charlie Marie Austin – charliemarieaustin.com Color: Tim Waller, Adriano Cirulli Additional Cast: Sarah De Winter, Stuart Gee, Robert Scott, Tereza Klucka, Carli Johnson, Alan Sawyer, Pete Smith. Associate Producer: Kevin Ahern 1st AD: Andrea Palladino Production Manager: Kristina Neckel Location Manager: Andrea Mongenie Focus Puller: Jake Martin Camera Assistant: Ola Mesmer Sound Recordists: Tom Harburt, Grant Studart, Matt Price Gaffers: Tom Maine, Ed Riley Make-up: Ala Pangracova Stills Photographer: Angus Young DIT: Richard Perry, Iustin Filip-Mucenic Production Assistant: Joe Miller Runner: Selen Zorlu Film clip from “The Seventh Veil” courtesy of A2B Media Ltd Music clip from “Beautiful World” courtesy of MediaPro Music Entertainment
Winner: Interpretation Award, Gianluca Cesale – Festival International Signes de Nuit, Paris 2016. Winner: Remi Award – 49th Worldfest Houston 2016.
Selections: 30th Brest European Short Film Festival, France – 10-15 November 2015. 7th Timishort Film Festival, Romania – 15-18 October 2015. 16th Izmir Short Film Festival, Turkey – 17-22 November 2015. 13th London Short Film Festival, UK – 8-17 January 2016. 18th Spokane International Film Festival, USA – 29 January-6 February 2016. 2nd Manchester Film Festival, UK – 3-6 March 2016. 32nd Sarajevo Winter Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina – 7 February-21 March 2016. ClujShorts International Short Film Festival, Romania – 04-10 March 2016. 34th International Film Festival of Uruguay – 22 March-3 April 2016. 2016 Brazilian International Labour Film Festival / Mostra CineTrabalho, São Paulo, Brazil – 4 May 2016. A Long Week of Short Films Festival, Shanghai, China – 5-15 May 2016. 10th Llamale H Film Festival, Montevideo, Uruguay – 5-15 September 2016. 4th Festival Les Enfants Terribles, Huy, Belgium – 20-23 October 2016. 15th Reggio Film Festival, Italy – 3-14 November 2016. 14th Festival International Signes de Nuit, Paris, France – 24 November-4 December 2016. 5th Smita Patil Documentary and Short Film Festival, Pune, India – 10-11 December 2016. 15th Internationales Festival Zeichen der Nacht, Berlin, Germany- 21-22 January 2017.