My forearms start to cramp up. I'm poised in an awkward position the middle of a room under the hot beam of a studio light. The scene I'm filming is suddenly tense. The actors stop talking, fold their arms and stare pensively at each other. Total silence descends upon the set, and suddenly I really, really need to burp. Making movies is harder than I imagined. I was on the set of Derby Soap Opera, an ambitious film project orchestrated by Italian director Marinella Senatore. "