a feature documentary project by Penelope Bortoluzzi
Production: Alter Ego / Picofilms (France) / Videomante (Italy)
recipient of the SCAM « Brouillon d’un Rêve » grant
with scriptwriting supports from
the CNC-FAIA, Ciclic-Centre-Val de Loire Region and Normandy Region
with development supports from CNC-FAIA and Procirep-Angoa
with international co-development support from Ciclic-Centre-Val de Loire Region and the French-Italian agreement of CNC-MIBACT
project developed at the EAVE 2019 workshop
The mid-1970s, Venice, Italy. Two young lovers run away to Nigeria.
They escape from their families who condemn their romance. In Africa, they work on a building site: one of the world’s largest dams is under construction.
Leur histoire d’amour s’enchevêtre avec l’épopée de ce chantier pharaonique méconnu.