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Le Malinconiche Pene Del Grom

A weird and bizarre clockwork puppet tries to escape from a small box that
holds him prisoner, while a mysterious tormentor keeps His efforts, pleased.

Film notes

‘Le Malinconiche pene del Grom’ (The melancholic tortures of the Grom) is
the result of the laboratory of stop-motion animation by me direct at film
school NUCT (Cinecittà - Rome) during the academic year 2006/07.
The attempt was to pay homage to ducth expressionism and to a certain kind
of horror and fantasy cinema, which emerged in the fifties thanks to such
masters as James Whale or Jack Harnold, exasperation clichés aesthetic,
expressive and thematic.
neo expressionism.




Copyright © 2010 Paolo Gaudio

Previous screenings

Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia
7 Oct – 17 Oct | Sitges, Spain
20 Oct – 23 Oct | Torino, Italy
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
4 Feb – 12 Feb | Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interiora: Festival Horror Indipendente | 2011
2 Jun – 4 Jun | Rome, Italy
3 Jun – 5 Jun | Orvieto, Italy
Optical Theatre Festival | 2014
26 Sep – 28 Sep | Rome, Italy

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