Hermes Mangialardo / Italija, Italy / 2023 / 5' 14" | animacija / animation

The short film is the story of a secret love in Gallipoli (south of italy), in the early 1900s: he is a humble fisherman, she is the daughter of the local baron. Their meeting place is in the vegetation of the Purità beach, under the ramparts of the Ionian city. One evening, however, the two lovers are discovered. She is imprisoned by her family in a place out of sight of her beloved and of the whole city. But the desperation and the desire of the two lovers will be stronger than adversity. They will be able to communicate, thanks to the power of music and “light”.