Writer, producer, director Frank LaLoggia of Lady in White (one of the most acclaimed and beloved independently produced American films) is back and in a BIG way. LaLoggia is at Cannes presenting his 10 minute preview of MIRO/MIRANDA! his new musical comedy and perhaps the most grandly produced (and expensive) promo for a film yet to be made.
“We shot in Italy for 13 days back in September, just south of Florence and not far from where I live.”
With a 40 man crew and dancers culled from Rome, Milan and Florence LaLoggia says that he has basically “plucked” the biggest musical number from the film and “shot it”.
“It’s a whirlwind 10 minutes of samba, comedy and grand emotion all meant to convey the visual and emotional essence of what I intend to bring to the feature, the story of an Italian man who lives with his Italian mama but dreams of becoming a woman inspired by his idol Carmen Miranda…and does!”
MIRO/MIRANDA! screens at the Palais J on Sunday the 20th at 3pm and at the Palais H on Monday the 21st at 11am.
Check out a 30 second Sneak peak at www.miromiranda.com