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ITALY / 10 MIN / 2020 / FICTION / DCP 2K / 1.85:1 / DOLBY 5.1 / COLOR
Subtitles available: English, Italian, Spanish
After a big fight, a couple wakes up with an unbelievable problem: he can’t speak and she can’t hear anything. Doctors and exams are useless. A female Zen Master and a very special plant come to their aid.
Dopo un litigio in cui volano parole grosse, una coppia si risveglia con un problema. Anzi, due: lui non riesce più a parlare e lei non può più sentire. Medici ed esami non servono a nulla e in loro soccorso arriverà una Maestra Zen con una piantina un po’ speciale.
Luego de una importante pelea, una pareja se despierta con un inexplicable problema: él no puede hablar y ella no puede oír. Los doctores y los estudios médicos son inútiles. Sólo una maestra Zen y una planta muy especial podrán ayudarlos.

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Festivals & Awards

  • Festival del Cinema Internazionale di Salerno (Italy, 2020) – Special Mention
  • Asti Film Festival (Italy, 2021)
  • Glocal Film Festival (Italy, 2021)
  • Cortinametraggio (Italy, 2021)
  • Italian Film Festival USA (USA, 2021) – winner Best Short Film

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directed by

Elena Beatrice & Daniele Lince

written by

Giovanni Busnach, Elena Beatrice, Daniele Lince

produced by

Beatrice Sancinelli

production company

Officine IED Anteo

1st AD

Beatrice Sancinelli, Giada Basile

Cinematography by

Alberto Cammarano

Make up

Giulia Marzo

Film editor

Nicola Leone

Sound Designer

Tommaso Barbaro

Production Sound Mixer

Alessio Sartori

Original Music

Luca Fois


director's bio

Elena Beatrice and Daniele Lince are an Italian film director/screenwriter duo. They think that stories can change the world: their mission is to find the best way to tell them. Their works have been selected by several festivals, including Nastri d'Argento, Visioni Italiane, and ShorTS International Film Festival. Based in Turin (Italy), they work on movie projects, commercials, and music videos. They directed branded movies for Parmigiano Reggiano, Blåkläder Workwear, and Antrax IT Design. Among their short films, there are "Verdiana", a comedy about an unusual couples therapy, a special plant, and a female Zen Master played by Angela Finocchiaro, "Fulmini e Saette" (eng. title: "Thunderbolts and Lightning Strikes"), starring Carolina Crescentini in the role of a superheroine, and "Monster Sitter", a mockumentary about the daily life of the caretaker of a lake monster. In 2018 they produced and directed "Get Big", a feature documentary about Ultimate Frisbee, now on Amazon Prime.