Synopsis:Trade Test Film first shown on BBC2. An Academy Award Winning Film set at an Italian petrol station where various characters pass through on their onward journey, while entertaining and playing with the attendants daughter, Giuseppina
It won the Oscar in 1961 for Best Short Film
Shotlist:10:00:00 START. ‘Giuseppina.’ Short film directed by James Hill (1960) that won an Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject. Director. Writer & Producer: James Hill. Giuseppina: Antonia Scalari. Rossi: Giulio Marchetti. Associate Producer: Massimo Saraceni. Cameraman: Vaclav Vich. Assistant Rino Bernardini. Editor: Vivienne Collins. Music: Jack Beaver. A young girl working at her father’s garage complains that she is bored as nothing happens there; he insists that the job is interesting if she pays attention to the various customers that stop by, and over the course of the day various characters visit the garage to Giuseppina’s amusement. 10:27:33 ENDS.