Sassywood is a parody of Matera, a small town in southern Italy, that seems destined only to accommodate biblical movie sets. It is also a bitter reflection on the death of poetry and the ignorance of the ruling class and politics. The story ends with an apocalyptic ending that summarizes the economic crisis of the territory in which the story is set, and maybe of our entire country.
Antonio Andrisani is a director, screenwriter and actor. He comes from years in independent cinema, also participating in mainstream films such as Basilicata coast to coast. He has won numerous awards, including the Silver Ribbon and entered in the top five of David di Donatello for the short Stand by me, which he wrote and starred in.Vito Cea is a filmmaker and video editor. He runs RVM broadcast video service (a company that has dealt with audiovisual productions for over 20 years) with his partners Francesco Giase and Mario Raele. In 2011 he directed the comedy Do not tell me, distributed by Bolero with Uccio De Santis, Nando Paone, Mia Benedetta, Aylin Prandi.