It’s 2 p.m. Another day of school is over. Angelo Sabot, a special needs educational assistant who seems to be the only teacher able to understand and help students, finds himself in the middle of a nervous breakdown. He shows up at the school armed with a hammer. He starts to take his anger out on things, a decision that ends in tragedy when Sabot turns against his beloved students in a massacre without justice.

What led Sabot to act like this? What events brought him to this point? To uncover these complex answers, the storyline travels back to the beginning of the year, back into the daily life of an apparently normal school. Here we can meet a Machiavellian Headmistress whose only purpose is to cover the secrets of a rotten system full of questionable people; her sadistic helper, a child molester and professor, a perverted and creepy caretaker, and Angelo Sabot, himself trying to reclaim his life after being busted for drugs use.

Sabot reaches a breaking point. It’s 2 p.m. In this Zoo School, like animals in a cage, students, teachers and staff alike are both victims and torturers. Sabot is walking through the school with the hammer covered in blood and no one can stop his madness.

Andrea Tomaselli
Andrea Tomaselli e Sara Benedetti
Lucio Diana
Director of photography
Daniele Fazio (DOP)
Set Design
Costume Design
Chiara Valentini
Original Music
Maria Carmela Tomaselli, William Kilpatrick
Vanina Chiariello (Tecnico del suono); William Kilpatrick e Domenico Petillo (Fonici)
Junior Lucano e Alessandro Mattiolo.Felice Gioia (Assistente operatore); Chloe Acher (Aiuto operatore)
Assistant Director
Davide Cerreja Fus
Altri credits
Abel Balbo (Video assist e Data manager). Luca Ferrato (Capo elettricista e addetto allo spinnaker); Alessandro Riconda (Elettricista); Ruggero Alfano (Macchinista).
Cast and characters
Gabriele Ciavarra, Raffaella Gardon, Carlo Cusanno, Elis Karakaci, Anna Coluccino, Luciana Maniaci, Francesco D’amore, Renato Cravero, Raffaella Tomellini, Lorenzo Fabbro
Executive Producer
Alice Drago
Executive production
Woka, Hallucigenia Entertainment, Aida
Epica Film
Indyca Film (Torino) con Epica Film
Con il sostegno della Film Commission Torino Piemonte, Rotary Club Settimo Torinese e Reale Mutua Assicurazioni
Assistente alla regia
Emanuele Milasi
Last update: 20 April 2020