24th Athens International Film Festival

Coatti

Made with minimal means with a few rolls of black and white film they managed to scrape together, this is a thoroughly unconventional film that defies traditional narrative structures, spectacularly revealing the director's true vision.

Stavros and Charlotte - i.e. the director and his partner in life and art, Charlotte van Gelder - are wandering the streets of a burdensome reality like immigrants, tracing the world around them through friendships, journeys and political quests.

Made with minimal means with a few rolls of black and white film they managed to scrape together, this is a thoroughly unconventional film that defies traditional narrative structures, spectacularly revealing the director's true vision: a primordial cinema full of imagery that comes out of nowhere and communicates freely, like a small wonder.

A large slice of the international film critic community - including Frenchman Louis Skorecki who described the film as a comet - will adore "Coatti" and continue to support Tornes' lonely path until the end. K.S.

Σκηνοθεσία / Director
Stavros Tornes

Σενάριο / Screenwriters
Stavros Tornes, Charlotte Van Gelder

Φωτογραφία / DoP
Ezio Bellani, Ricci Αlbanese

Μουσική / Music
Charlotte Van Gelder

Μοντάζ / Editors
Marcos Spinello, Stavros Tornes Charlotte Van Gelder

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast
Stavros Tornes, Charlotte Van Gelder
Pierre Luigi Abner, Pipo Caponera Fabrizio Carbone, Roberto de Angelis

Ιταλία / Italy
1977
Ασπρόμαυρο, Εγχρωμο / B&W, Color
16 mm
76'
Ιταλικά / Italian


    Publication date: 2014-09-10 12:30:00

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