The Princess of Piombino
Trailer (2:32) for feature film (52 mins.). Release date: 2016
In the heart of Rome sits a villa lost to time. The Villa Aurora looks over the rest of the Eternal City in Baroque splendor, preserving the art and archival treasures of two great Papal families.
But Princess Rita and Prince Nicolò Boncompagni Ludovisi face numerous struggles in conserving for future generations one of the great homes of Europe, where their family has lived for almost 400 years.
Produced by T. Corey Brennan and Dena Seidel
Directed by Gabriela Elise and Sean Feuer
Field Director: Adam Nawrot
Editor: Gabriela Elise
Cinematography: Adam Nawrot and Sean Feuer
Associate Producer: Anthony Majanlahti
Additional Camera: D. Neal Brennan, Sam Brennan, Dena Seidel
Assistant Editors: Sean Feuer and Shaodi Huang
Funded by Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences
Made in the Department of Classics, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences under the supervision of Dena Seidel
A collaboration between the School of Arts and Sciences (Department of Classics) and the Mason Gross School of the Arts (Center for Digital Filmmaking)
The film (52 minutes) is complete and ready to be considered for distribution. Inquiries? Contact T. Corey Brennan (