La Strada di Raffael (Raffael's way) - Short movie


Co-production with Unisonoproduzioni of the short movie "La Strada di Raffael" directed by Alessandro Falco. 

Raffael is a 13 years old boy who lives in the suburbs of Naples. From 12:00 to 3:30 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. he sells cigarettes in a street corner with his friend Adama.They are rehearsing to play music in the village’s festival. Meanwhile, police and demonstrators have been struggling for days after the Mayor's decision to evict a compound of apartments.Raffael is waiting with anxiety for his mother to return home. While he waits, he draws a house, with a garden.

25 min - 2013 - Italia / Spagna

Sceneggiatura, Regia, Montaggio: Alessandro Falco

Fotografia: Juan Meseguer, Francesco Testa

Produzione: Unisono Produzioni, Prompt, Grup Cinema Art


The film was awarded with several prizes internationally:

66th Locarno Film Festival “Pardi di Domani” - (Pardino d’oro for the Best International Short Film)

10th Documenta Madrid(2nd Prize of Jury)

16th Napoli Film Festival - (Special Prize of the Jury)

16th Genova Film Festival - (Special Prize “Daunbailò”)

21st Alter-native Film Festival - (Prize of the City “Tirgu-Mures”)

16th Olympia International Film Festival for Children & Young People(2nd Prize for Best Documentary)

6th Entretodos Film Festival de Direitos Humanos(Best Foreign Film)

5th MaxCavallo Film Festival(Best Short Film)

4th Via Emilia Doc Fest(Special Mention of the Jury)

6th Northerwave Festival(Best International Short Film)

7th Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival(Cinematic Achievement Award)

2nd Souq Film Festival(Special Jury Honorable Mention for Documentary)

6th Iquique International Film Festival(Special Mention of the Jury)

7th Girona CurtDoc(Best Catalan Short Film)