Cain’s Shadow

in 2017 Competition

Short Films

Short | Italy | 29 min
  • Antonio  De Palo
  • Antonio  De Palo
  • Valerio Coccoli
  • Antonio De Palo Giampietro Preziosa Giuseppe Schettino
  • Valeria Solarino Michele Venitucci Giorgio Colangeli Lidia Vitale Valentina Carnelutti Lino Guanciale

November 5th, 2025. Western metropolis. Young inspector Abel is grappling with the umpteenth disappearance: Angela, a 9-year-old girl, of whom there has been no news for two days. For more than ten years there have been many disappearances of children . Numbers assume alarming proportions; the police are indicted. Ada is a young woman of thirty whose daughter was kidnapped some years before. From that day on she has led a personal investigation searching for the truth. Eddi, a transsexual in his sixties, is the host of a late night radio programme. Together with Agnes, he founded an association that through various propaganda activities, including the radio, struggles to find the truth. On the night of November 5th the stories of these characters will be inexorably intertwined, leading us to a bitter and shocking discovery.