A young woman finds a strange mirror.
VANITÀ is the third installment in Pontuti's Poetry of Penance project. Party inspired by the historical tradition of Vanitas painting, the film explores topics related to self-image, obsessive compulsive behavior and destructive habits linked to notions of vanity.
A young woman bears a strange burden. A film about self-acceptance and resilience. Set within the psychological landscape of the European middle ages, these short vignettes—Cantos—use magical realism to explore themes of love, sin, remorse and redemption.
A young woman performs an onerous task. Set within the psychological landscape of the European middle ages, these short vignettes—Cantos—use magical realism to explore themes of love, sin, remorse and redemption.
Filmed in Umbria, Italy — January 2016.
A fragmented suburban family flees a cultural meltdown, seeking refuge on their survivalist grandfather's farm. Part northwoods fairy tale, part psychological thriller, North Passage explores a young girl's psyche as she seeks peace and redemption while facing a startlingly close past.
Runtime: 62 minutes