MIFF | 8° Film Festival Internazionale di Milano - Zoe / Giueppe Varlotta / Francesco Baccini, Serena Grandi, Andrea G. Pinketts, Bebo Storti, Camillo Grassi Zoe Francesco Baccini, Serena Grandi, Andrea G. Pinketts, Bebo Storti, Camillo Grassi
Italy, World War II. In a village disrupted by war, while people are waiting for the Allies’ arrival, the Germans get there first, destroying and stealing everything and terrorizing people with cruel orders and violence. A young mother, Tina, in order to save Zoč, her 10 year old daughter, sends her to look for her father, a famous partisan chief who lives in the woods and needs to be advised of the danger. Zoč begins her desperate quest through the country and on the hills. During her journey she will meet friendly characters but also dangerous and dark hearted people.
Born 36 years ago in Asti, Giuseppe Varlotta formed a studio dedicated to music, emotion, video, theatre and dance in his hometown. In 2003 he founded the Cultural Association Kabiria, that produces multimedia shows and films. In 2005 he founded with the director Francesca Del Sette the artistic movement EMOZIONISMO. Its manifesto is that only emotion can give real passions to men. He experimented different Art languages from architecture to theatre, from design to multimedia, from video art to traditional cinema. IN 2004 he directed the short NANŔ for which he received Special Mention at MIFF 2005. He is also the director of music videos for Target Music. Zoč is his first feature film.