In Italian playgrounds a song is chanted that dates back to World War I. This paint on glass animation tells this dark tale of a soldier who returns home from war to find his girlfriend has left him.
Film by Tess Martin
"Tutti Mi Chiaman Mario", traditional, sung by Anna Uberti
with Emily Jane Tolimieri and Vittorio D. Mount
Score by Jason Staczek
Black Maria Film + Video Festival and Tour, NJ, February, 2015 – WINNER: Director’s Choice 3rd Prize
Local Sightings Film Festival, Seattle, WA, Sept 30, 2014 – WINNER, Best Short Film