Respite

A Film by Adriano Cirulli

Synopsis

Who needs a home and family when you’ve got four wheels?

A man leads an organized life. He jogs each morning, works in the office nine to five, picks up the laundry once a week. True, he lives in his car, and he hasn’t seen his wife and daughter for a while. But don’t we all need a little break from the world every so often?

Part character study, part road movie, RESPITE is the atmospheric story of a modern-day hermit.

Director

  • Picture of Adriano Cirulli © Adriano Cirulli

    Adriano Cirulli

    Adriano Cirulli was born in Rome in 1973. He holds a degree in architecture from La Sapienza University. Since 2002 he has been working as a visual effects artist on a number of mainstream studio productions.
    He is currently based in London.

Awards + Festivals

  • 7th TIMISHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Romania)October 18, 2015
  • 30th BREST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, France)November 10, 2015
  • 16th IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Off-Competition, Turkey)November 17, 2015
  • 13th LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, UK)January 8, 2016
  • 18th SPOKANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)January 29, 2016
  • 32nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “SARAJEVO WINTER 2016” (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 7, 2016
  • 2nd MANCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Shorts Category, UK)March 3, 2016
  • 34th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Uruguay)March 22, 2016
  • 4th CLUJSHORTS – INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)April 4, 2016
  • *PLATINUM REMI AWARD*
    49th ANNUAL WORLDFEST HOUSTON (Nominated for Remi Award (no Screening), Texas, USA) April 8, 2016
  • *NOMINATION BEST MUSIC FOR EIVIND AARSET*
    7th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES PIÉLAGOS EN CORTO (Official Selection, Spain)May 2, 2016
  • BRAZILIAN INT’L LABOUR FILM FESTIVAL / MOSTRA CINETRABALHO 2016 (Official Selection, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil)May 2, 2016
  • 2nd A LONG WEEK OF SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL SHANGHAI 2016 (Official Selection, China)May 5, 2016
  • BRAZILIAN INT’L LABOUR FILM FESTIVAL / MOSTRA CINETRABALHO 2016 (Official Selection, Marília, São Paulo, Brazil)May 23, 2016
  • 10th LLAMALE H FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)September 5, 2016
  • 4th FESTIVAL LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES (Short Film Competition, Huy, Belgium)October 20, 2016
  • 15th REGGIO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Reggio Emilia, Italy)November 3, 2016
  • *THE INTERPRETATION AWARD TO GIANLUCA CESALE*
    14th FESTIVAL INT'L SIGNES DE NUIT (Official Selection, Paris, France)November 24, 2016
  • 5th SMITA PATIL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 10, 2016
  • FESTIVAL INT'L SIGNES DE NUIT CHAMBÉRY (Official Selection, Chambéry, France)December 20, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 15th INTERNATIONALES FESTIVAL ZEICHEN DER NACHT (ACUD KINO, Berlin, Germany)January 21, 2017

Trailer

Crew

Director, Producer & Screenplay
Adriano Cirulli
Director of Photography
Robin Whenary
Editor
Elisa Cepedal
Sound Design
Tom Lock Griffiths
Music
Eivind Aarset

Details

Running Time
20:15
Shooting Format
Digital Cinema
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
Cinemascope
Sound
Stereo

Contact

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