Vacuum Packed

Canadian Premiere | Italy | 18 min

Director: Elena Fiorenzani

Writers: Elena Fiorenzani, Sabrina Scuccimarra

Stars: Sabrina Scuccimarra, Sebastiano Rizzo, Elisabetta De Vito, Martino D’Amico, Vitalba Andrea, Ciro Scalera, Andrea Volpetti, Mauro Avogadro

Country/Language:  Italy/Italian

Vacuum Packed is an Italian short comedy film by, with, and about women. Eleonora cheated on her husband with a younger man. Her therapist, meanwhile, has announced that, after ten years, Eleonora is ready to go on with her life, therapy-free. Eleonora is in shock. It’s at this point that her emotions materialize in flesh and blood, taking Eleonora hostage in her own apartment.

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Elena Fiorenzani

Elena Fiorenzani is an Italian director, screenwriter and producer.
Her most recent works include a live worldwide streaming event for SKY and CTV entitled Fiat Lux; Our Common Home, the documentary The Snail Theory: with Erri De Luca, a collection of short portrait of notable Italians directors for the Espace Cardin in Paris and the music video Aria di Città, a finalist at the Sony Mobile Festival.

Elena graduated with honors from The Discipline Arte, Musica e Spettacolo or DAMS in Bologna where she studied Directing and Screenwriting under Oscar Award Winners: Bernardo Bertolucci, Jane Campion, Paul Haggis, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.

Upon graduation, Elena began working as an Assistant Director for both Italian and International productions. Today, she is a partner at Frog&Roll Productions with offices in Rome, Milan and Los Angeles. Elena is also a Teacher of Cinema Studies and Filmmaking at Accademia09 in Milan.


Elena Fiorenzani