Michele and Maria spent eighty years as peasants. Today the harvest time takes a distant past with it. Their sons have their own life and no one takes care of the fields as they would like to. Time is changing too, and it does not help them.
Sorta Nostra (Our fate)
Michele Sammarco was born in 1991 in the province of Padua where he lives and works. After a degree in Visual and Performing Arts at IUAV University of Venice he graduated in Film Direction at Civica Scuola di Cinema Luchino Visconti of Milan. In his films, he explores traditions and practices of the rural world of his lands: Veneto and Apulia regions. With his works he has participated in international competitions including Visions du Réel, DOK Leipzig, Hot Docs. He currently collaborates with the Oral History Laboratory of the University of Padua and is an expert trainer for the CiPS project – Cinema and Images for Schools, promoted by the Ministries of Education and Culture.