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PIZZA BOY By GIANLUCA ZONTA

ITALY - 2021
Duration : 15:00

Saba, a boy from Georgia, works as a Pizza delivery boy in Bologna. During his evening shift he receives an important phone call: his son is about to be born. Forced to finish his deliveries, Saba goes through the city frenetically, hoping to be on time at the hospital.


Director’s biography


GIANLUCA ZONTA

Gianluca Zonta was born in 1980. He studied cinema at Dams - Univesity of Bologna and got Carlo Mazzacurati's Master in Screenwriting at University of Padova. In 2009 he writes and directs the first Italian web series, COPS, a crime-comedy series in 26 episodes. In 2015 he's finalist at Solinas Award for the feature film screenplay Teresa, Luisa and #NotteRosa. He has directed various shorts, among which: The Borderline (2012), A Quarter to Eight (2015), It's only a rolling tape (2017) and Pizza Boy (2019).