”The Elevator” is set in the confines of New York buildings elevator where Jack Tramell – the host of a famous TV Quiz Show – is attacked and tortured psycologically by an apparently demented woman. The woman is cynical and scientific and has studied her revenge meticulously, including the moment: a quiet evening of the Labor Day weekend. Is the woman insane or is there truth in her accusations? Is Jack guilty, or is he caught up in a deathly game not of his making? “The Elevator” is a disturbing, psychological thriller, full of a series of sudden twists and tension until the end.
Born in 1970, Massimo Coglitore made his debut as a director with several genre short films. In 1998, he directed "Uomo di carta" shot in 35mm. Later on in 2002 he wrote, produced and directed another shortfilm shot in 35mm entitled "Deadline", which was screened in 150 national and international festivals and won over 60 awards. During his career, Coglitore has also directed several documentaries, videoclips and tv commercials. In 2007 Coglitore directed his first TV movie "Noi due". In 2013 Coglitore directed "The Elevator" his first feature film shot entirely in English with an international cast (Caroline Goodall, James Parks, Burt Young). The movie was produced by Riccardo Neri through his company Lupin Film with whom Coglitore is currently developing his next feature film "The Straight Path".