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Even the small can be mighty!

Malta, 1964. A family is thrown into financial and emotional turmoil as British influence starts to dwindle on the island of Malta. To protect her mother from her father’s temper, Mariella, a mischievous little girl, plots to get rid of him.

a film by
Samira Damato

Mikela-Ivy Portelli as Mariella
Ruth Borg as Guza
Peter Galea as Charles
Antony Edridge as Englishman

M. Vella as butcher
Sarianna Mileski as woman
Andrea Darmanin as boy
Daniel Carabott Damato as painter
Jon Banthorpe as biker
David Powell as radio host

Writer/Director: SAMIRA DAMATO
Producer: CHARLIE CAUCHI
Director of Photography: MICHAEL MUCK KREMTZ bvk
Focus Pull: YLENIA KAY
Grip/Gaffer: JOHN PRECA TRAPANI
Assistant Director: ANGELIQUE MULLER
Sound Recordist: ROBERT AZZOPARDI
Production Designer: SANDRA ZAFFARESE
Artist: JO TABONE
Costume Designer: HOLLY KNOWLES
Hair & Make-up: REBBECA RÜHLE
Floor Runner: DANIEL CARABOTT DAMATO
Set PA: AIDAN CELESTE & ROMMEL GRECH
Stills Photographer: ALI TOLLERVEY
Picture Vehicles: CHARLIE GALEA, JON BANTHORPE & JOHN MAGRI

Locations Assistant: RAY SAMMUT & ALEX SAMMUT
SFX: KENNETH CASSAR
Medic/Chaperone: KATRINA SCICLUNA
Edit: BENEDIKT FISCHER & JOHANNA HOFLAND
Sound Design: JAMES BALDACCHINO
Music: YASMIN KUYMIZAKIS
Colour: MICHAEL MUCK KREMTZ bvk
Graphic Design: NADINE ROTEM-STIBBE
Translation: ANDREW RICCA & MARIO DAMATO

Technical Specifications:

Resolution: 2K Scope 2048x858
Colour Space: REC709
Audio: Stereo 48kHz 24bit
Language: Maltese
Subtitles: English
Runtime: 14:01

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