“Troiane” – this is the title of the Short Film directed by Stefano Santamato and produced by Paolo Soravia – The Blink Fish for Stefano Boeri Architetti – tells, from the point of view of the trees, the journey of the fir trees uprooted by the Storm Vaia del Friuli and “reborn” at the Greek Theater of Syracuse, following them for over 1,500 km, in the alternation of landscapes, colors and sounds.
The film retraces the main stages of the realization of the scenography of Euripides’ Trojan Women, a production of the INDA Foundation (National Institute of Ancient Drama) – superintendent Antonio Calbi, within the 2019 season dedicated to the theme “Women and war”, with the directed by Muriel Mayette-Holtz, the collaboration of Anastasia Kucherova and music by Cyril Giroux.
Credits – “Troiane” film:
The shooting of the film directed by Stefano Santamato and produced by Paolo Soravia – The Blink Fish for Stefano Boeri Architetti was made by Stefano Santamato, Stefano Etter and Paolo Formenti of The Blink Fish, with editing by Benedetta Marchiori, music by Vasiliki Anastasiou, sound design by Opera Music and Vittorio Giampietro, colour grading by Giulio Rosso Chioso, production coordination by Audrey Gouband and Camilla Pusateri and translations by Elena Dal Pra.
Le Troiane scenic project (Greek Theater of Syracuse, May/July 2019):
Stefano Boeri Architetti.
Assistance for the scenic project: Anastasia Kucherova
Lighting consultancy: Angelo Linzalata
Technical partners of the “Dead Forest for the Trojan Women” project:
Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, AIBO FVG, Innova FVG, Municipality of Sappada.
Coordination: Boschi Carnici Consortium, Agostinis srl, Reana del Roiale, Cigliani Primo di Cigliani Albino e Mirco Arta Terme, Danta Legnami e biomasse Verzegnis, Del Fabbro Maurizio Forni Avoltri, Concina Luigino Enemonzo, F.lli De Infanti Ravascletto
“Le Troiane” is a production of INDA – National Institute of Ancient Drama – superintendent Antonio Calbi, within the 2019 season dedicated to the theme “Women and war”.
Translation: Alessandro Grilli
Director: Muriel Mayette-Holtz
Assistant director: Mercedes Martini
Costumes: Marcella Salvo
Music: Cyril Giroux
Playwright: Cristiano Leone
Choir director: Elena Polic Greco
Stage manager: Giuseppe Coniglio
Voluntary assistant: Ginevra Di Marco
Staging coordinator: Marco Branciamore
Tailoring manager: Marcella Salvo
Audio project: Vincenzo Quadarella
Heads of the scenographic sector: Antonio Cilio, Carlo Gilè
Hair and makeup manager: Aldo Caldarella