Chickenpox
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    Chickenpox

    Varicella

    Directed by

    Italy

    2015

    14 min

    • Italian

    Drama, Short

    Chickenpox is a very small thing if you’re young. But if you’re a grown-up it can be very dangerous. When Mommy finds out, she starts worrying about Carlo, her son, who still isn’t sick. He’s growing fast, something must soon be done. She needs to find a way to ‘make him’ sick. But does Daddy agree?

    Awards

    • Sony CineAlta Discovery Award - La Semaine de la Critique

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Giordana Morandini
    Edoardo Pesce
    Enea De Angelis
    Screenplay
    Fulvio Risuleo
    Cinematography
    Juri Fantigrossi
    Editing
    Ilenia Zincone
    Music
    Virginia Quaranta
    Production
    REVOK SRL
    Sales
    MPM PREMIUM
    Fulvio Risuleo

    Fulvio Risuleo

    Italy

    Fulvio Risuleo was born in Rome in 1991. He graduated from the Directing course at the Experimental Cinema Centre in Rome in 2013. In 2014, he won the third prize at the Cannes Film Festival in the Cinéfondation section, with the short film LIEVITO MADRE (SOURDOUGH). In 2015, he won the Sony CineAlta Discovery Prize at La Semaine de la Critique, with the short film VARICELLA. THE DOG SNATCH has premiered internationally at IFFR 2020.

    Selected Filmography