Cast: Nicole Masterson, Mia Pumo, Ilaria Malvezzi, Davide Petrillo
Crew: Screenwriters: Nina Juliano
In 1950s Little Italy, Delaware, a teenage girl from an immigrant family must decide whether to destroy another woman’s life to save her own. Her sister is the only one she can trust to hide her secret from her strict Sicilian family. Together, they try to weasel out of trouble – but if they fail, the consequences could lead to someone’s death.
Nina Juliano is a writer-director who is known for her film “A Man For Others” which was broadcast internationally. She also wrote and directed several other projects both for the big screen and the web, including festival short “Ruyah Zahir.” Between lengthier film projects, she produces and assistant directs commercials and other short content with various production companies and her own company Lucky Lucia Productions. She has written several screenplays and plays that have gained contest recognition and won fellowships such as the NALIP Producer’s Academy and the Latino Writer’s Lab. Her last theatrical endeavor was a dry comedy she wrote entitled “What Will People Think?!” which premiered at the “Sanity is For Suckers” Festival in Los Angeles and was a finalist in the Strawberry One Act Festival in New York City. Several of her screenplays have been shortlisted by the Sundance Institute, including her television pilot “Little Sicily.” Nina is currently directing and producing a documentary about Cenacolo America, a spiritual recovery community with a novel approach to sobriety. Nina obtained her MFA from the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts and is a graduate the Upright Citizens Brigade Improv Comedy program.