Sicily, fascist period. A shadow show performer is confined to an island with a lighthouse because during one of his show he uses his art to make fun of Mussolini. A fortuitous event will redeem him from loneliness and captivity through his art.
The short has been inserted in the long list for the 2018 Academy Awards.
• Santa Barbara Intl Film Festival | Bruce Corwin Award Best Anim. Short* • Anima, Brussels Intl Animation Festival – Special program • Nashvlle Festival 2017 – Official Selection • Nastri d’Argento Corti 2017 | Nomination • Valdarno Cinema 2017 | Giglio Fiorenino Award and Young Jury Award • Globo d’Oro (Italian Golden Globe) for Best Short Film 2017 | Nomination • Giffoni Experience 2017 | Best Animated Shortfilm +18 and Amnesty International Award • Siciliambiente Film Festival 2017 | Best Animated Shortfilm • Animavì, International Festival of Poetic Film 2017 | Audience Award • Zabut Intl Short Film Festival 2017 | Audience Award • Inventa un film Festival 2017 | First Prize International Animation • Bosa Animation Awards 2017 | Special Mention • Nevada City Film Festival 2017 | Best Animation Shortfilm • Cine a la vista 2017 | Audience Award • Corti In Cortile Intl Short FIlm Festival 2017 | Best Directing and Audience Award • Sedicicorto Intl Film Festival 2017 | Special Mention • Montecatini Intl Short Film Festival 2017 | Best Animation • Visionaria Intl Film Festival | Audience Award and Special Mention