Actor & Director - Italian-Argentine
Things As They Are (Le cose come stanno)
by Amedeo Pesce (Italy 2018)
Reinard, a famous actor in his twilight years, publishes a false announcement for a movie screening to attract young girls with spotlight's dream at his house. But something goes wrong when Monika, a beautiful and young aspiring actress, refuses his malicious attentions and, disgusted, runs away crying. For the old actor it's now clear that his seducing abilities are completely gone.Unexpectedly, Monika returns not long after in a different mood, serious and disenchanted. The audition begins and, after reading some scripts chosen by Reinard, Monika notices an old, dusty and handwritten script.
I am Death - Monika says - if tonight I kill you with a knife or a heart attack during sex...
Script: Nicola Pesce
Director & Producer: Amedeo Pesce
Michelangelo Tarditti... Reinard
Giullia Pizzi... Monika
2018 Los Angeles Film Awards (August)
Best First Time Director