Sic@Sic 2016

Era ieri

by Valentina Pedicini / Italy 2016 / 15'

Cast and Credits

Original title / Era ieri

English title / It Was Yesterday

Directed by / Valentina Pedicini

Screenplay / Francesca Manieri, Valentina Pedicini

Cinematography / Jakob Stark

Editing / Luca Mandirle

Sound / Martin Fliri, Stefano Grosso

Costumes / Carol Cordella

Cast / Giorgia Argese (Giò), Matteo De Vita (Matteo), Paola Re (Paola), Samuel Lanzillotti (Samuel), Mario Critelli (Mario), Andrea Fiore (Andrea), Francesco Funedda (Francesco)

Production / Alfredo Covelli (Meproducodasolo)

Executive Producer / Salvatore Barbarossa

Co-production / Gianpaolo Smiraglia (Jump cut)

Format / DCP, color

Runtime / 15 min.


Giò is a 13-year-old girl living in Southern Italy. She is the head of a boys’ gang and is secretly in love with the young Paola. To win her heart, Giò is even ready to compete with her male opponents. Then, in the last day of summer, innocence ends.

Valentina Pedicini

Valentina PediciniValentina Pedicini was born in Brindisi in 1978 and graduated in Film Directing from the Scuola Zelig. Her documentaries include Mio sovversivo amor (2009), My Marlboro City (2010), and the award-winning Dal profondo (2013). Era ieri is her debut in fiction filmmaking.