Marco Solo

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Friday, March 24, 2006, 20:30 and Saturday, March 25, 2006, 15:00 (SALTY)


Country of Origin: Australia
Year of Production:2004
Duration: 8’45“
Category: Fiction

Director: Adrian Bosich
Screenplay: Adrian Bosich
Cinematographer: Greig Fraser
Production Designer: Jo Ford
Editor: Adrian Bosich
Music: Andrew Callaghan
Producer: Adrian Bosch, Paola Morabito
Cast: Joseph Sollena, Robert Urban, Irini Pappas, Maria Diele, Helen Nicholas

Synopsis: Poor Marco. Accidentally born into an overcrowded Australian-Italian household, he is relegated to his parents’ bedroom. Nine years later, armed with a vivid imagination, an obsession with Dame Edna Everage, and a warped sense of Catholicism, Marco fights for a space of his own.

Festivals & Awards: Tribeca Film Festival 2005, Flickerfest Film Festival 2005 (Best Cinematography), Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films 2004 (Best Student Live Action under 15 minutes), Interfilm Berlin 2004, Australian National ATOM Award 2004 (Best Film School Production), Australian National Student Film & Video Festival 2004 (Best Narrative Film), Australian Cinema Nova 2004 (Best Potential for Theatrical Release), Australian In The Bin Film Festival 2004 (The Bin Laughing Award / Best Male Actor Award / Production Value Award), Australian Fitzroy Shorts Award 2004 (Best Achivement in Sound), Victorian College of the Arts (Brian Robinson Script Award / Best Visual Effects Film Award), London Film Festival 2005