My Tyson

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Synopsis

English

Alaoma Tyson is the Italian boxe champion in the Youth heavyweight category. While he trains for his next match, his mother Patience tells the story of the family, from her migration journey to the financial struggles she had to face in Italy. Recalling their past, Patience weaves Tyson's future, whose name seems predestined to be a fighter.

Italiano

Alaoma Tyson è il campione italiano di boxe dei pesi Youth. Mentre si allena per il prossimo incontro, sua madre Patience racconta la storia della famiglia, dal viaggio migratorio alle difficoltà economiche incontrate in Italia. Rievocando il passato, Patience tesse il futuro di Tyson, il cui nome sembra predestinato ad essere un combattente.

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Claudio Casale

Short Film | Documentary

15' 16''

Italy, 2018

English | Italian

English | Italian

Alaoma Tyson | Patience Osasu | Alessandro Elmoeti

Magda Film

MiBAC - MigrArti

Silvia Innocenzi | Giovanni Saulini

Zen Movie

Claudio Casale

Vanni Mastrantonio

Geraldo Pellegrini

Valerio Lombardozzi

Francesco Murano

Stefano Di Fiore

Daniele Barbiero

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Selections & Awards

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75th VENICE FILM FESTIVAL - MOSTRA INT. DEL CINEMA DI VENEZIA, Venice (ITALY)

Premio MIGRARTI

Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY

NASTRI D'ARGENTO, (ITALY)

INT. BOSPHORUS FILM FESTIVAL, Istanbul (TURKEY)

MECAL PRO - BARCELONA INT. SHORT AND ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, Barcelona (SPAIN)

SHORTS INT. FILM FESTIVAL - MAREMETRAGGIO, Trieste (ITALY)

Winner of BEST ITALIAN SHORT FILM & BEST EDITING

SEDICICORTO INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Forlì (ITALY)

ROMA CREATIVE CONTEST, Roma (ITALY)

BCN SPORTS FILM, Barcelona (SPAIN)

INTEGRAZIONE FILM FESTIVAL, Sarnico (ITALY)

CORTI DA SOGNI - ANTONIO RICCI, Ravenna (ITALY)

CAPODARCO L'ALTRO FESTIVAL - PREMIO L'ANELLO DEBOLE, Capodarco di Fermo (ITALY)

SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL, various cities (ITALY)

Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY

MALESCORTO, Malesco (ITALY)

CINEMADAMARE, various locations (ITALY)

LAGO FIM FEST, Revine Lago (ITALY)

Winner of BEST ITALIAN DOCUMENTARY

OPENEYES FIM FEST, Marburg (GERMANY)

EDERA FIM FESTIVAL, Treviso (ITALY)

FESTIVAL INT. INVENTA UN FILM, Lenola (ITALY)

APPENNINO DOC - FLUVIONE FILM FESTIVAL, Roccafluvione (ITALY)

Winner of CITTADINANZA E LEGALITÀ AWARD

ARIANO FILM FESTIVAL, Ariano Irpino (ITALY)

SATURNIA FILM FESTIVAL, Manciano - Montemerano - Terme di Saturnia (ITALY)​

Winner of the SPECIAL MENTION

CASTELLO FILM FESTIVAL, Castel di Sangro (ITALY)

FARM FILM FESTIVAL, Agrigento (ITALY)

Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY

ALEXANDRIA MEDITERRANEAN FILM FESTIVAL, Alexandria (EGYPT)

MÒNDE - FESTA DEL CINEMA SUI CAMMINI, Monte Sant'Angelo (ITALY)

AFRICA INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Lagos (NIGERIA)

Winner of BEST SHORT FILM

SULMONA INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Sulmona (ITALY)

MYART FILM FESTIVAL, Cosenza (ITALY)

Winner of BEST SHORT FILM (Students Award)

RASSEGNA "IL GRIDO", Brussels (BELGIUM)

 

Claudio Casale

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Biography

English

Claudio Casale was born in Rome, where he graduated in Business Administration. He lived for years in India and Southeast Asia, where he developed his passion for documentary. Back in Italy, he made “Piccolo mondo cane” (2017), documentary about job precariousness and the right-to-work. In 2018 he made “My Tyson”, with the contribution of MiBAC (Italian Minister of Culture), which had its world première at the 75th Venice Film Festival in the MigrArti section, where it won the Best Documentary Award. The short film was shortlisted at Nastri d’Argento. In 2020 he made "Om Devi: Sheroes Revolution", a Virtual Reality documentary on women's rights in India. The documentary was selected at the 77th Venice Film Festival in the Venice VR Expanded section. "Shero" (2021), also shot in India, is his latest documentary.

Italiano

Claudio Casale nasce a Roma, dove si laurea in Economia Aziendale. Vive per anni in India e Sud-Est Asiatico, dove sviluppa la sua passione per il documentario. Tornato in Italia gira “Piccolo mondo cane” (2017), documentario sulla precarietà e il diritto al lavoro. Nel 2018 realizza “My Tyson”, con il contributo del MiBAC, che viene presentato in anteprima mondiale alla 75a Mostra del Cinema di Venezia nella sezione MigrArti, vincendo il premio per il Miglior Documentario. Il corto entra in cinquina ai Nastri d’Argento. Nel 2020 realizza "Om Devi: Sheroes Revolution", documentario in Virtual Reality sui diritti delle donne in India. Il documentario è stato selezionato alla 77a Mostra del Cinema di Venezia nella sezione Venice VR Expanded. "Shero" (2021), girato anch'esso in India, è il suo ultimo documentario.

Filmography

SHERO

(2021 | documentary)

OM DEVI: SHEROES REVOLUTION

(2020 | VR documentary)

MY TYSON

(2018 | documentary)

PICCOLO MONDO CANE

(2017 | documentary)