Selected at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth di Seattle, section of Cinematic Journey del NFFTY , at the RIFF – Rome Independent Film Festival, at the KASHISH – Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, at the 20° North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) and the next prossimo Roma Cinema DOC.
Shot in Puglia by the young director Paolo Strippoli, the project is developed around the death of a fifteen Claudio, played by Nicolò Battista.
Main actors are Alberto Rubini (Adriano) father of the famous director Sergio, and Andrea Simonetti (Pietro), an emerging actor and director from Taranto. They play the role of the two funeral agency employees, who is asking each other (as the most of people in town) “what that young guy should have feel…”
“Tell me what you feel” is focused on the mystification of truth, a voice of dissent but firm composed about a society that communicates prejudice and cliché, indifference, cynicism, apathy; where feeling is often trivialized as the only physical level, easier to understand.
A short film that makes you think, that touches you and with whom the director startes a deep reflection around a tragic event: so usual, unfortunately, in our time but which we probably don’t dwelt on enough.
A movie that speaks to young people but not only; a good example of the young director style.