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" The Lonely Child "

 

feature film in development

Atelier Scénario Fémis 2021, under the direction of Jacques Akchoti

finaliste au WIPP

 

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

It has been a year since Sylvie lost her son Oscar, who disappeared overnight without a trace. While taking refuge at her mother's house in Lille to escape her violent husband, Sylvie discovers that her son is hospitalized in Paris.

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" Night Shift "

short film in production with DUBLIN FILMS

the film has received the support of the City of Paris

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

A night cab driver is abandoned overnight by his wife. Unable to leave his daughter alone at home, he takes her with him on his night shifts. 

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" The Tiger "

 

short film​ in production with ARTISANS DU FILM

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

Twenty-something Kimberly struggles between an impossible relationship with a dock worker in jail for drug trafficking and the need to find her place in the world.

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" Caterina Moves "

 

short film​ in development

winner of the Manolo Bolognini Award

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

Caterina, almost 30, three degrees and still a waitress, receives an important job offer in Italy and is forced to leave Paris after nine years. Her last day in Paris will turn out to be a roller coaster of emotions. 

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" Other People's Pain "

 

short film​ in development

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

A lost bond between father and son is further challenged when the two participate in a psychological trial at the hospital where they both work.

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" Seagull Magique "

 

short film​ in development

written by Valentina Casadei & Arturo Caciotti

directed by Valentina Casadei

A grumpy homeless man is squatting in a beach café in the Romagna Riviera, closed for the winter. One day, an Albanian boy arrives, determined to cross the sea in a battered little boat.

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" Sunday "

short film in production with 9 MUSE & PREMIERE FILM

 

written by Valentina Casadei & Arturo Caciotti

directed by Valentina Casadei

A habitual middle-aged couple sees at the window their neighbor, a widower since less than two weeks, kissing passionately with a woman.

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" End of September "

15 min

Bologna, 2020

finished

produced by FIRST CHILD PRODUCTIONS

the film has received the support of the Emilia Romagna Film Commission

distributed by TINY DISTRIBUTION

sales agent: ZEN MOVIE

with Matteo Olivetti, Malik Gueye, Aziz Es Samhouny

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

Two brothers, without a father figure, try to navigate the experiences of their ages and desires, while surviving a less-than-perfect living arrangement with an absent, alcoholic mother.  

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" Blessed Days "

12 min 47 sec

Paris, 2017

finished

produced by EICAR

distributed by ARTEX FILM

bought by SHORTLY

with Florence Monge, Daniel Schrompfer, Elisa Sergent, Luca Bondioli

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

Adèle, an 85 years old lady, confronts very hardly the loss of her husband, after 63 years of shared life. An unexpected dream, will bring Adele to relive the last moments of their life together, at the museum. She will be able to overcome the pain.

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All About Emily "

8 min 01 sec

Paris, 2016

finished

produced by EICAR

with Florence Monge, Jelle Samminadin

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

A modest housekeeper keeps being bullied by an hysterical bourgeois for no apparent reason. Forced to endure these abuses in order to avoid being sent back to Cuba, she makes a discovery that will change everything.