The story of Paola Clemente, 49 years-old Apulian farmhand, died of fatigue under the sun in the fields in the South, told by the words taken from the acts of the investigation against the corporals exploiting her, and from the women who travelled by bus with her.

La giornata di Pippo Mezzapesa | Sayonara Film

An unique film, with a peculiar narrative and cinematographic expression, it depicts the voice of a woman who is not heard. An innovative and bold point of view on invisible people, that conducts us resolutely to the thing our world needs the most: compassion.

La GIORNATA won the Nastro d’argento al miglior cortometraggio at the Nastro d’Argento prizes, awarded since 1946 by the Sindacato Nazionale Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani (Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists).

Director: Pippo Mezzapesa
Country: Italy
Year: 2017
Running time: 13′