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Scossa

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Original Title: Scossa
Director: Carlo Lizzani,Ugo Gregoretti,Francesco "Citto" Maselli,Nino Russo
Cast: Giovanni Cena: Paolo Briguglia; Salvatore: Massimo Ranieri; Nedda: Amanda Sandrelli; Speranza: Lucia Sardo; Turi: Gianfranco Quero
Story: Carlo Lizzani,Ugo Gregoretti,Francesco Maselli,Nino Russo
Screenplay: Carlo Lizzani,Ugo Gregoretti,Francesco Maselli,Nino Russo
Genre: Drammatico
Production: Isabella Cocuzza,Arturo Paglia
Year: 2011
Runtime: 95'
Nationality: ITA
Location: Deposito ferroviario Palermo (PA) /Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Palermo (PA) /Parrocchia S. Maria di Pompei Messina (ME) /Spiaggia Galati Marina Galati Marina Messina (ME) /Baraccopoli Fondo Fucile Messina (ME)

One hundred years ago a devastating earthquake and a subsequent and equally horrific tsunami hit and largely destroyed Messina and Reggio Calabria - the Straits cities. One hundred thousand dead. The “Scossa” project has joined together four, particular, “interpretative views” parlayed into four films by four Italian directors: Ugo Gregoretti, Carlo Lizzani, Francesco Maselli and Nino Russo. Each film (lasting between 15 and 20 minutes each) was created free from any structural or linguistic constraint; thus each is different from the others but all the while connected by a humble yet ambitious intent to interpret, each in its own way, a single particular aspect of the catastrophe. 

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