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The Long Way Down

Original title
La Lunga Discesa
Country
Italy
Language
Italian
Genre
horror, psychological drama
Logline

Four teenagers, escorted by a strict therapist, descend into the abandoned mine of Cave del Predil for a speleotherapy session when a series of earthquakes block their way back out. The kids put their trust in their guide, who however drags them deeper into the darkness of the mine, where traumas and monsters from their pasts are resurrected.

Synopsis

Four teenagers, escorted by a strict therapist, descend into the abandoned mine of Cave del Predil for a speleotherapy session when a series of earthquakes block their way back out. The kids put their trust in their guide, who however drags them deeper into the darkness of the mine, where traumas and monsters from their pasts are resurrected.

Director
Giacomo Talamini
Producer
Siniša Juričić
Production
Levante Produzioni
Project Status
Development
Budget
1500000 €
Financed
393000 €
Looking for
broadcasters, streamers, distributors, festivals, gap-financing, foreign broadcasters, private funds / banks, sales agent
Duration
90
Contact name
Boštjan Virc
Contact email
bostjan@studio-virc.si
Giacomo Talamini
Director
Giacomo Talamini

Born in Treviso in 1982, Giacomo has dedicated his career to independent cinema. In 2009 he wrote and directed the web film MGS: Philanthropy, an Italian sci-fi project inspired by the video game saga Metal Gear Solid. Since 2010 he has directed several commercials for brands and agencies. In 2012 he co-founded and became CEO of production company and VFX studio Hive Division, which specialises in highly technological and experimental productions.

Siniša Juričić
Producer
Siniša Juričić

Founded Nukleus Film in 2009, and NF Slovenia in 2012. Since 2013, established Jaako Dobra Produkcija (JDP) as a production company focused only on co-productions and production services. The films he produced have been awarded and funded in and outside the country, with the most acclaimed awards being France 4 Visionary Award for Ilian Metev's Last Ambulance in Sofia, screened in 51st Cannes Film Festival Criticism Week, and the Grand Prix for the same film at the festival in Karlovy Vary.