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THE DARK AHEAD (Il Buio Davanti)

THE DARK AHEAD (Il Buio Davanti)
Lisa is a young girl who has been blind since childhood during the murder of her mother at the hands of her alcoholic father. Hired at a local radio station as a pink quota, she runs an investigative podcast amid general distrust and becomes increasingly successful through the investigations she turns to the recent string of disappearances, in which only women are involved. The disappearance of the radio station director's wife will trigger a series of unexpected situations, resulting in an entirely unpredictable denouement...
Director Biography - Tobia Berti
In his work Tobia Berti always puts at the center the study of light, coming in different forms of expression without regard them as an end but as a means to bring out the vitality of exciting things. Born in Dolo in 1976, Tobia Berti still lives and works in the Riviera del Brenta. Its route starts from sculpture: after training at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, signing a long series of works, produced at solo and group exhibitions, symposiums and international competitions. By training to look at things through the eyes of the sculptor, Tobia will find the essential features and enhances them in a play of light and shadows. In this sense the transition to photography is natural and in 2000 began the first approaches to what will become its predominant language. From still life product to the advertising campaign, shot by the architectural portrait, it can be traced its distinctive “concrete poetry”, which looks at the vital essence of the subject and at the same time leave room for imagination. He has worked mainly with companies in the world of design, interpreting the collection still life shots and settings, but also collaborating in the creative process of definition of the advertising campaign. Prompted him to explore new languages also the need to give more rhythm to his narration, the will to tell more in less time. And in this sense the approach to the cinematic language has been a point of arrival. The activity intensifies especially since 2007, with the production of several short films and promotional videos of the product. www.tobiaberti.com Director Statement SHORT MOVIES: "CHI SONO" 2008 Official selection at CYBORG FILM FESTIVAL in Anghiari - Arezzo (Italy) - 2008 Official selection at CORTONOGARA FILM FESTIVAL in Camponogara - Venice (Italy) - 2008 "DIETRO LE SPALLE" 2008 "IL COLAZIONISTA" 2010 "FOTORIFLESSO" 2013 "MALAEDUCAXION" (animation) 2015 "ZOMBIEBLOCK - La fine del mondo è vicina." 2017 Official selection at HALLOWEENAPALOOZA FILM FESTIVAL in Ottumwa, Iowa (USA) 2017 Official selection at THE RISING OF UNDEAD - ZOMBIEFILMFESTIVAL in Berlin (GER) 2017 Official selection at HALLOWEEN HORROR PICTURE SHOW Tampa in Florida (USA) 2018 Finalist at END OF DAYS FILM FESTIVAL Orlando - Florida (USA) 2020 "THE PLAYERS" 2017 "THE FORGOTTEN / i dimenticati - La serie - Official Teaser" 2019 PAINTING NOTES - 2022 ----- MUSIC VIDEO: "THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKIN'" by Alex & The Doo-Wops - 2017 NUBE NERA by Les Manovelles - 2018 Official selection at BENTON PARK FILM FESTIVAL in Saint Louis (USA) 2019 Finalist at END OF DAYS FILM FESTIVAL Orlando - Florida (USA) 2020 GREEN by Casa Luna - 2018 Official selection at MUSIC SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL - Missoula, MT (USA) 2019 CLEAN CUT by Devotion9 - 2020 DÌ AGLI ANGELI by Alex - 2020 ANIMAL DESIRE by Magic Jukebox - 2021 RENAISSANCE - The new breath of Venice - 2021