Barbara Adesso – not feeling like a mother

Barbara Adesso

  • Written and directed by : Alessandra Gavin-Müller
  • Director of photography: Ariel Salati
  • Editing: Samuela Rinaldi
  • Soundtrack: Roberto Pianca  (theme song R.Pianca and Pamela Mèndez)
  • Amka Films Productions
  • Co-production: RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera
  • Cristina Zamboni, Giuliano Gavin, Anna Gavin, Roberto Molo, Margherita Coldesina, Tommaso Carnabucci, Erik Bernasconi, Margherita Schoch, Noa e Riccardo Gatti, Roberto Albin
Fiction

Having a child and not feeling like a mother

CH / 2018/ 80′ / v.o. it, engl subt.

Barbara, in her forties, has a child and a husband, but she doesn’t feel like a mother. No mother instinct rescues her. She leaves, convinced that there would be more damage if she stayed. How will she find her way after this radical choice?

Villa dei Cedri

  • Director: Alessandra Müller
  • Script: Alessandra Müller
  • Camera: Aril Salati, Alessandra Müller
  • Original music: Patricio Morales
  • Sound and mix: Paolo Logli
  • Editing: Samuela Rinaldi
  • Voices: Giovanna Crippa, Jürg Nievergelt, Tullia Molo
  • Original version: italian
  • Museo Villa dei Cedri
Fiction

Architettura sentimentale –
Ricordi 1930-1980

CH / 2008 / Beta-D / 18′

A summer residence, in the middle of a beautiful park, with rare trees and flowers, that became the home of the family during WorldWar II. The summer residence that became a public museum in the 1980ies, and the echoes of that past life, in the house, in the park.

¿Donde està Sara Gómez?

  • Director: Alessandra Müller
  • Script: Alessandra Müller
  • Camera: Fulvio Mariani
  • Sound: Germinal Hernández
  • Editing: Samuela Rinaldi
  • Music: Gabriel Scotti
  • Original version: spanish + french
  • Subtitles: english
  • Production: Tiziana Soudani, Amka Films
  • Co-production: Iceberg Films
Documentary

Where is Sara Gómez?

CH / 2005 / Beta-D / 76′

Who was Sarita Gómez, afrocuban film maker who died young in the 70ies and left husband, children, family, and who knew her and worked with her, to regret her? What is left of her vision of life, of her way to try and bring together opposites? By telling the shoot of her fiction “De Cierta Manera”, this film tries to explore her destiny and where she is to be found now.

Benoît et Paola

  • Director: Alessandra Müller
  • Script: Alessandra Müller
  • Camera: Alessandra Müller
  • Sound: N. Champandale
  • Editing: Samuela Rinaldi
  • Music: Gabriel Scotti
  • Original version: french + english
  • Amka Films Savosa
Documentary

Tre storie d'amore (Three love stories)

CH / 2004 / trilogy (1/3) / Beta-Sp / 30′ 31 »

How long can you regularly be apart from your partner because of mutual work opportunities that separate you? How long before you remember that certain kind of look or smile, without looking at her/his picture? How about the closeness to other people she/he can’t feel because she/he’s not here?