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Goodbye Papà. Multilingual short films

Goodbye Papà

Available from May 10 to 23



English Father dies all of a sudden in Egypt, leaving “half of his body” to his Son in Italy and the other “half” to his daughter in Spain, both of whom he had abandoned at age six. The two siblings have never met and are now getting ready for the two separate funerals.
🇪🇸 English Father, ausente desde años, muere de improviso en Egipto dejando “la mitad de sí mismo” a su hija en España y “la otra mitad” a su hijo en Italia. Los dos hijos nunca se conocieron, por lo que se preparan dos funerales. 
🇮🇹  Quando English Father, assente da anni, muore improvvisamente in Egitto, lascia “metà di sé” al Figlio in Italia e l’altra “metà” a sua Figlia in Spagna. I due non si conoscono, ma si preparano ai due funerali. Quale metà avrà ciascuno? 
🇫🇷 Absent depuis des années, English Father meurt soudainement en Égypte, laissant « la moitié de lui-même » à sa fille en France et l’autre « moitié » à son fils en Italie. Fils et Fille ne se connaissent pas, et se préparent maintenant pour les deux enterrements.

Written by Francesco Baj
Directed by Flavio Marigliani
With Ineska Dabrowski (Hija); Francesco Baj (Figlio); and the voices of Douglas Dean (Father) and Camilla Mazzitelli (Journalist)
Filming and Editing by Nuvole Rapide Produzioni (Marco Aquilanti and Edoardo Salini)
Filmed at Teatro San Genesio (Rome)
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Teatro Multilingue is the only company for multilingual theatre and cinema productions. Based in Italy, they create shows featuring various languages and dynamic characters interwoven throughout each microteatro, short film and long pièce. With their official debut taking place at the Piccolo Eliseo in Rome, their latest project, the #Europe21 trilogy, was introduced early in 2021.

This event is brought to you by Mother Tongues Festival with the support of the French Embassy in Ireland

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