Black Line

Director:  Anna Gigante

Title in English:  Black Line
Original title:  Linea Nigra

2010/ Italy/ 35mm/ 15’/ Fiction/ Colour

Script:  Anna Gigante; Photography:  Pasquale Mari; Editing:  Jacopo Quadri; Sound:  Fabio Felici; Leading actors:  Anna Gigante, Ivan Franek, Patrice Bricaire; Producer:  Mario Mazzarotto


A house immersed in nature. A five-year-old boy’s clothing draped on a clothes line. A tiny table where the child draws; his blue bike. A woman so pregnant she is days away from giving birth.

Anna Gigante was born in Conversano, in the Bari region of Italy. She moved to Rome where she earned her degree in Sociology and a diploma in theater at the Accademia Nazionale d’Arte Drammatica Silvio D’amico. She works as an actress in cinema, television and theater. As a director Linea Nigra is her first movie.

67 Venice International Film Festival; Best Short At The Genova Film Festival; Kodak Best Italian Short; White Screen Price By Francesca Archibugi; Best Actress At The Lucania Film Festival;


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