LITTLE BOY BLUE
based on the novel by Edward Bunker
Feature film, crime drama, UK, Bridgeway Films, Ipso Facto Prod (exec);
selected for the Berlinale Talent Project Market 2020
“A character full of anger and tenderness, like a rare bird trapped in a cheap cage"
“Little Boy Blue” is a poignant picaresque crime drama based on the novel by convicted felon turned writer Edward Bunker, adapted to contemporary UK. It follows the exploits of Alex, a boy with unique potential who, due to adverse life circumstances and a difficult temperament, enters a life of crime.
ROAR OF THUNDER – Gigi Riva and Sardinia: a love story
Rombo di tuono - Gigi Riva e la Sardegna: una storia d'amore
Documentary, Italy, Point Nemo Srl; supported by MiBACT, Regione Autonoma della Sardegna and Sardegna Film Commission
The encounter between Gigi Riva and Sardinia was an extraordinary one between two great and lonely souls, mistreated by life and history and seeking redemption: a young man alone in this world, who prematurely lost his family, and a destitute island, a land of “shepherds and crooks” ridiculed by the rest of Italy. Riva found in Sardinia a home and a new family; Sardinians found in him a hero, the national treasure that would allow them to raise their heads proudly to the rest of the country.
JAZZ SUITE FOR A DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY
Feature film, dark comedy, UK, Ipso Facto Prod, Bridge Way Films (in development)
During the same week three siblings all have a breakdown, increasingly overwhelmed by fears and anxieties that lead them to lose control of their lives. It doesn’t take us long to understand that their problems are due to a dysfunctional family situation, in which each of them has different parents, everyone is trapped in their own neurosis, and every attempt at communication fails miserably.