Italy 2019 15 min Italian original version with German and English subtitles
by Giulia Giapponesi
Script: Giulia Giapponesi, DoP: Marcello Dapporto, Editor: Paolo Marzoni (A.M.I.), Production: Anna Scandola, Producers: Paolo Marzoni, Giulia Giapponesi, Cast: Sofia Abbati, Cristiana Raggi
Due to declining birthrate, a country is disappearing. The government is applying harsh measures, and not just psychological ones.
Giulia Giapponesi is a video editor and director. In 2006, she directed a documentary about glue addiction in street children in Ecuador aimed at raise money for the building of a rescue center in Santo Domingo de los Colorados. The center was completed in 2008 and is now active. Between 2012 and 2017 she directed over 40 corporate videos for several big Italian companies. In 2014, she won the prize “MediaStars” for best interactive spot RICICLI STELLARI. Since 2017, she is directing a documentary (still in production) about art dedicated to the three artists of 16th century known as
“Carracci”. THE LOAD is her first fictional work.