CRISTINA ISOLI

LIGHTENING

2019

SYNOPSIS :

Sean is a quirky musician, who’s just moved to London. During an early morning quest to find a cafe’ open, he crosses his path with Summer, a deaf girl who dreams to become a pilot. When she loses her keys at a traffic light, it will start a chasing that will lead the two to develop a sort of affection for each other and open- up about their dreams and future projects.

BIOGRAPHY :

Despite holding an MS in Political Science (University of Padua, Italy), Cristina’s true passion has always been film. In 2009, she moved permanently to London to pursue this pas- sion, and, two years later in 2011, she co-founded Avant-Garde Pictures, with filmmaker and close collaborator, Giacomo Mantovani. Together they have produced multiple award-winning shorts, which have screened worldwide at international film festivals.

2018 sees the release of Cristina’s debut as writer/director, the short film LIGHTNING, starring BAFTA nominated deaf actress Genevieve Barr.