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Short Films

TOTO

Year 2020
Runtime 13 mins
Language English, Italian
Alberta Premiere
Streaming Information
  • Online Only
  • Availability: Full Festival

This short film is included in the following package(s): SHORTS PACKAGE: FAMILY AFFAIR


Rosa is a 90-year-old Nonna who is looking to teach someone about her Italian recipes. She starts developing a loving bond with a robot named TOTO while teaching it how to make spaghetti. Unfortunately, things go wrong when Rosa’s granddaughter gives the robot a software update.

Rosa is the real-life Nonna of filmmaker Marco Baldonado and TOTO is an ode to her traditions. It is a sci-fi short about love, language family and technology that serves as a warning to people about losing special family traditions.

Countries

Canada
Festivals
We Are One Film Festival 2020, Tribeca Film Festival 2020, Fantasia Film Festival 2020
Director
Marco Baldonado
Executive Producer
Mark Zibert, Simon Dragland, Rita Popielak
Producer
Jeremiah Lapointe
Screenwriter
Marco Baldonado, Walter Woodman
Cinematographer
Mark Zibert
Editor
Michelle Czukar
Music
Mark Rajakovic
Cast
Rosa Forlano, Simon Dragland, Walter Woodman, Gabriela Francis