August 12, 1944. Nazi fury strikes the small, defenseless village of St. Anna. No grounds, no reason. Hundreds of lives lost in just a few hours: women, children and elderly. The tale of that massacre, told through the touching memories of the survivors, and the accurate reconstruction of events.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Director and scriptwriter, Irish Brashi received a specialization Masters for Rai scriptwriter. He won the Grinzane Cavour Award – Writing Cinema, for the screenplay “Lettera da Madras”.
After having worked with various cinema and publicity authors, among which Paolo Virzì, Bill Fertik, Bosi & Sironi, David Kellog, Francesco Nuti, and Lino Capolicchio, he began an autonomous artistic career in cinema and television. Author of docus, sitcoms and tv series, shorts, music and backstage videoclips, he also worked with young people’s theater, street theater and literature for children.
In his most recent documentary, “I Believe in Miracles”, with music by Academy Award winner Nicola Piovani, there is also the participation of Afro-American director Spike Lee.
• E POI VENNE IL SILENZIO (docu-fiction, 2010)
• I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES (documentary, 2009)
• SENTI CHI PENSA (TV series, 2007)
• TAXI (sitcom, 2005)
• LE (DIS)AVVENTURE DI BEA (sitcom, 2005)
• DUE CUORI E UNA STANZA (sitcom, 2005)
• BETULARIA – LA CALMA E L’IMMENSO (videoclip, 2005)
• L’INCONTRO (short, 2002)
• SENZA PAROLE (short, 1996)