The idea

A journey featuring cinema, women and the wonders of Sicily as protagonists, through the photographer Moja’s lens. Twelve pictures that will make you fall in love with breathtaking Sicily.

The inspiration

Through his lens, photographer Moja sets the female characters from 12 movies in a position of strength, telling their side of the story, giving them power, using the location as a narrative element carefully selected in accordance with the story.

 

 

The chosen films are:

  • STROMBOLI, Roberto Rossellini (1950)
  • IL GATTOPARDO, Luchino Visconti (1963)
  • KAOS, Vittorio & Paolo Taviani (1984)
  • L’UOMO DELLE STELLE, Giuseppe Tornatore (1995)
  • L’AVVENTURA, Michelangelo Antonioni (1960)
  • LA TERRA TREMA, Luchino Visconti (1948)
  • MALÈNA, Giuseppe Tornatore (2000)
  • LA MOGLIE PIÙ BELLA, Damiano Damiani (1970)
  • A BIGGER SPLASH, Luca Guadagnino (2015)
  • RESPIRO, Emanuele Crialese (2002)
  • IL VIAGGIO, Vittorio De Sica (1974)
  • LA RAGAZZA CON LA PISTOLA, Mario Monicelli (1968)
– STROMBOLI, Roberto Rossellini (1950)
– IL GATTOPARDO, Luchino Visconti (1963)
– KAOS, Vittorio & Paolo Taviani (1984)
– L’UOMO DELLE STELLE, Giuseppe Tornatore (1995)
– L’AVVENTURA, Michelangelo Antonioni (1960)
– LA TERRA TREMA, Luchino Visconti (1948)
– MALÈNA, Giuseppe Tornatore (2000)
– LA MOGLIE PIÙ BELLA, Damiano Damiani (1970)
– A BIGGER SPLASH, Luca Guadagnino (2015)
– RESPIRO, Emanuele Crialese (2002)
– IL VIAGGIO, Vittorio De Sica (1974)
– LA RAGAZZA CON LA PISTOLA, Mario Monicelli (1968)

Festival de Cannes 2022

See the exhibition at the Festival de Cannes 2022. The “Casa Siciliana” is located inside the Majestic Barrière Hotel, in front of the famous Palais des Festival, which shows the films in competition and welcomes an audience of stars to its legendary red carpet every year.

The team

The wonders of Sicily

Beautifully situated in the Mediterranean, Sicily lures tourists from all over the world thanks to its varied landscape. Breathtaking beaches, mountains and volcanoes, as well as its history seduce not only regular tourists, but also professional photographers and movie productions.

Photographer MOJA

Based in Luxembourg, MOJA is a fashion photographer who has gathered around him a team of professionals who are passionate about aesthetics, fashion, performing arts, graphic design and plastic arts, architecture and decoration.

The world of augmented reality

snoopstar brings the photos to life. The augmented reality platform based in Düsseldorf, Germany, adds another dimension to the stories told. By downloading the free app and pointing the mobile camera on each photo, they unfold to moving images.

CREDITS & SPECIAL THANKS

MOJA
Nathalie Schoonheyt
Cassandre Lebrun
Adriano Linzarini
Pietro Cabano
Maria Continella
Margherita di Paola
Júlia Pecci
Andrea Lombardi
Jan Wischermann
Yasmine Sweetlove
Giulia Fraticelli
Jessie Lang
Guido Marino

Photographer
Production Manager
Head of Stylism
Creative Director
Logistic Manager
Location Manager
Location Manager
Communication Manager
On Location Stylist
Retouching Artist
Head of Photo Equipment
Photo Assistant 1
Head of Lighting
Light Assistant 1

Giorgio Sarpietro
Florian Strée
Paddy McGurgan
Joanne O’Neill
Anna Scordio
Alesandro Bonaccorsi
Marco Libertino
Giorgio Marino
Dario Spoto
Damiana Guagliardo
Tahnee Drago
Edoardo Seminara
Federica Vero
Franck Marrini

Light Assistant 2
Local Logistic
Make-up artist
Hairstylist
Set Designer
Set Designer
Set Designer Assistant
Film Director
Film Director
Video and Editing
Video and Editing
Camera Operator
Camera Operator
Traffic

MOJA – Photographer
Nathalie Schoonheyt – Production Manager
Cassandre Lebrun – Head of Stylism
Adriano Linzarini – Creative Director
Pietro Cabano – Logistic Manager
Maria Continella – Location Manager
Margherita di Paola – Location Manager
Júlia Pecci – Communication Manager
Andrea Lombardi – On Location Stylist
Jan Wischermann – Retouching Artist
Yasmine Sweetlove – Head of Photo Equipment
Giulia Fraticelli – Photo Assistant 1
Jessie Lang – Head of Lighting
Guido Marino – Light Assistant 1
Giorgio Sarpietro – Light Assistant 2
Florian Strée – Local Logistic
Paddy McGurgan – Make-up artist
Joanne O’Neill – Hairstylist
Anna Scordio – Set Designer
Alesandro Bonaccorsi – Set Designer
Marco Libertino – Set Designer Assistant
Giorgio Marino – Film Director
Dario Spoto – Film Director
Damiana Guagliardo – Video and Editing
Tahnee Drago – Video and Editing
Edoardo Seminara – Camera Operator
Federica Vero – Camera Operator
Franck Marrini – Traffic

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