THE STATE OF SOULS

LO STATO DELLE ANIME

By Peter MARCIAS

CAPETOWN FILM SRL - as PROD

Animation - Pre-Production 2017

Efisio Maraini, a famous embalmer from Cagliari (1835-1900) is called to investigate upon the mysterious crimes.

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Animation, Crime, Fantasy
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Peter MARCIAS
    • Writer(s)
    • Peter MARCIAS
    • Producer(s)
    • Camillo ESPOSITO (CAPETOWN FILM SRL)
    • Synopsis
    • Late Nineteenth century. In the village of Abinei, perched in the mountain of Eastern Sardinia, there is a higher order established between the living and the dead: each birth corresponds to a transition and vice-versa. However, a series of murderers, extremely polished in terms of symbolism and execution, breaks this equilibrium. Efisio Maraini, a famous embalmer from Cagliari (1835-1900) is called to investigate upon the mysterious crimes. His tormented but positive attitude infects his main collaborators in this adventure: Dehonis, a colleague from the past years of University, and Pescetto, chief of the army.
      The happenings come together into a story that progressively leads the characters to a psychological crisis. Marini connects all the elements and the tale gets closed, towards the structure of a strong and appealing noir.
    • Partners & financing
    • Sardinia Film Commission; Regione of Sardinia; Ethnographic Institute of Sardinia; Comune of Cagliari
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Sep 11, 2016
    • End of shooting
    • Apr 16, 2017
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