Once upon a time, villagers in a tiny hill town in Tuscany came up with a remarkable way to confront their issues: they turned their lives into a play. Every summer, their piazza became their stage and residents of all ages played a part – the role of themselves. Monticchiello’s annual tradition has attracted worldwide attention and kept the town together for 50 years, but with an aging population and a future generation more interested in Facebook than farming, the town’s 50th–anniversary performance just might be its last. SPETTACOLO tells the story of Teatro Povero di Monticchiello, interweaving episodes from its past with its modern-day process as the villagers turn a series of devastating blows into a new play about the end of their world.

Directors: Jeff Malmberg, Chris Shellen
Actors: Andrea Cresti, Chiara Del Ciondolo, Gianna Fiore, Gianpiero Giglioni, Nagis Grappi, Alpo Mangiavacchi, Daniele Mangiavacchi, Denise Rappuoli, Arturo Vignai
Countrys: USA

More Details

Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
7.1 79 2017-09-06 89

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorJeff MalmbergDirectorChris Shellen
Director of PhotographyJeff MalmbergEditorJeff Malmberg
Original Music ComposerLele Marchitelli

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