Italian genre cinema is noted for the Giallo subgenre that directors such as Mario Bava, Dario Argento, and now Davide Melini have made famous. Melini has directed the new short film Deep Shock which is steeped in the elements of the Giallo film. A new trailer for the film has been released in which you can check out down below.
Director Davide Melini (Assistant Director in Dario Argento’s “Mother of Tears: The Third Mother“, “Penny Dreadful” and “Into the Badlands“) has introduced us to his new short film entitled Deep Shock. The film is now in post-production and is scheduled to be released this Summer.
The film’s title attempts to pay tribute to the Italian film genre called “giallo” (thrilling) and the title of this project is inspired by the most famous horror movies of two of the most important Italian directors: Dario Argento (“Deep Red“) and Mario Bava (“Shock“).
The cast includes Muireann Bird, Francesc Pagès, George Bracebridge, Lorna Larkin, Erica Prior, Luis Fernández de Eribe
Sarah can’t completely overcome the deaths of her grandfather and her older sister. The trauma and lack of sleep cause her to embark on a strange journey of apparitions and murders, apparently caused by her mind.
Deep Shock is Written & Directed by Davide Melini (“Donatello Awards 2011” official selection with the short film “The sweet hand of the White Rose“)x.
The film is Produced by Luca Vannella (“Avengers”, “Thor”, “Harry Potter”, “Apocalypto”, “Heart of the Sea“), Alexis Continente (Murder on the Orient Express”, “Transformers: The Last Knight”, “Thor”), Vincenzo Mastrantonio (“Titanic”, “Moulin Rouge”, “The Passion of Christ”, “Romeo + Juliet”), Bobby Holland (“The Dark Knight Rises”, “Game of Thrones”, “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”, “007 – Quantum of Solace”), Ferdinando Merolla (“Troy”, “Gangs of New York”, “Hannibal Rising”), Roberto Paglialunga
Executive Producer: Fabel Aguilera
Production Manager: Pablo Lavado
DOP: Juanma Postigo (candidate at the “Goya Awards 2016” for his job on the feature film “El violín de Piedra”)
Casting Director: Carlos Bahos
Production Designers: Carlos Borja Luise, Carlos Javier López
Costume Designer: Patricia Gabas
Makeup Special Effects: Sarah McCarthy
Editor: Daniel Salinas
Sound Designer: Christian Valente
Music: Giulio De Gaetano
Watch the trailer for Deep Shock here:
Official Website: http://davidemelini.com/DEEPSHOCK