“Have you got a minute?”, this is what Oreste , a roman gentleman in his fifties, asks Mahdi, a young Palestinian boy, before giving him the right direction to go from Romes suburb to Palestine. A long travel full of funny anecdotes and sad memories, an escape from loneliness that turns into a surreal and ironic meeting.
Alessandro Bardani, actor and director, was born in Rome and graduated from Corrado Pani Academy. He debuted as director with the short film Relatività, that won the Alice Award Un corto per il David in 2007. In 2012 he wrote and directed the short film Ce lhai un minuto?; he also created and acts, with Francesco Montanari, in the sit-com Felici & Contenti - pillole di becchinaggio for Repubblica TV. Besides his filmmaking activity, hes author and actor in some theatrical plays: B-side precari di successo, Gli S-coppiati and Scherzi in versi.