EL FATHER PLAYS HIMSELF
EL FATHER PLAYS HIMSELF

EL FATHER PLAYS HIMSELF

Director Mo Scarpelli

Production year 2020

Length 110min.

Country Venezuela/UK/Italy/USA

SYNOPSIS

A father and son return to the Amazon jungle to shoot a deeply personal film. Fiction and reality clash as father plays himself.

Awards

Special Mention | Visions du RĂ©el IFF, Nyon, Switzerland, 2020

CAST & CREW

Mo Scarpelli
Mo Scarpelli

Director

Producer(s)

Manon Ardisson, Rodrigo Michelangeli

Script

Mo Scarpelli, Juan Soto

Director of Photography

Mo Scarpelli

Sound

Roberta Ainstein

Edit

Juan Soto

Cast

Hedderich Jorge Thielen, Armand Jorge Thielen

Production company(ies)

Ardimages

Mo Scarpelli

Mo Scarpelli is an Italian-American director of non-fiction cinema. Her films have screened at the Berlin IFF, IDFA, BFI London FF, SXSW, Hot Docs, DOC NYC and many more, as well as broadcast on ARTE and ZDF. She has been selected for Berlinale Talents and as a New America Fellow. Mo Scarpelli is based in Rome.


Filmography

Surviving Kensington (2012, short), Frame by Frame (2015), El Hara (2016, short), Anbessa (2019), El Father Plays Himself (2020).