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AUSTRALIA 1986, 32′
Screenplay: Luigi Acquisto


An Italian family moves to Melbourne in the 1960s and ends up sharing a house with another family, already well established in Australia. The story is told from the point of view of a child, mixing black and white film and archival footage.

About_Us_SpaventapasseriLUIGI ACQUISTO
Born in 1959, he studied at the Swinburne School of Film and Televsion of Melbourne. During his final year he made Spaventapasseri, awarded at the Melbourne Film Festival and at the St. Kilda Film Festival. After working with fiction film in 1987 with the feature (Hungry Hearts) and an episode for the TV series Under the Skin, he turned to documentary production for SBS-TV, ABS-TV, RAI International, Film Australia.