Gonella Productions

Gonella Productions



LANGUAGES: Italian, Russian | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 17,16
Year of production: 2018


Aleksia is a turbulent teenager of Russian origin, she has grown up with her mother and her little brother in the suburds of Marghera. After confessing to her friend Angela that she is pregnant, she is pushed to steal a tablet to raise the money for abortion. However surfing the theft things turn bad and Aleksia is arrested by the police.


Production Company: BeDi Produzioni srl
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions


Aleksia: Maria Aliev
Aleksia’s mother Karina Arutyunyan
Aleksia’s friend Lucia Rea
Sergey Loris Di Pasquale
Chiev Pietro Bontempo


Director: Loris Di Pasquale
Screenwriter: Alessia Bellotto, Loris Di Pasquale
Producer: Alessia Bellotto for BeDi Produzioni srl
Director of Photography: Sara Purgatorio, Francesca Amitrano
Sound: Emanuela Cotellessa
Editing: Loris Di Pasquale
Sound Editing: Emanuela Cotellessa
Music Composer: Vivien Memo


Genre: Drama
Language: Italian, Russian
Country of origin: Italy
Year of production: 2018
Total running time: 17,16
Shooting format: red 5k
Color type: color
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Sound format: 5.1


Rome Independent Film Awards – Riff Awards 2018 (Best Italian Short) Amarcort Film Festival 2018 (Special Mention) Voghera International Film Festival 2018 (Best Actress)
Social World Film Festival (Best International Short, Best Screenplay, Best Actress) Life-After Oil International Film Festival 2019 (Emergency Special Mention)
Geo Film Festival 2019 (Best Support Actress) Vertigo Film Festival 2019 (Best International Short; Best Screenplay)
Festival Accordi&Disaccordi 2019 (Special Mention Best Actress) FiatiCorti Film Festival 2019 (Best Short – FiatiVeneti)
Festival Filoteo Alberini 2019 (Best Short, Best Photogrhpher, Best Actress, Special Prix Best Actress)