Marco Solo

New York Premiere

Australia | 9 MINUTES | English |


Poor Marco, accidentally born into an overcrowded Australian-Italian household, he is relegated to his parents' bedroom. Nine years later, armed with a vivid imagination, an obsession with Dame Edna Everage, and a warped sense of Catholicism, Marco fights for a space of his own.


Directed by Adrian Bosich

The story of Marco Solo is many ways the story of writer/director Adrian Bosich, who also grew up in an overcrowded Italian suburb in Melbourne, Australia. His short film captures a "bubble of 1950's Italian culture" transplanted to Australia, the director says, and it contrasts not only "Australian and Italian cultures, but rather 1950's Italy vs. 1980's Australia."