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Cimap! Cento Italiani Matti a Pechino

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Cimap! Cento Italiani Matti a Pechino

Cimap! Cento Italiani Matti a Pechino

Cimap! Cento Italiani Matti a Pechino

original title:

CIMAP! CENTO ITALIANI MATTI A PECHINO

directed by:

cast:

Vincenzo Pellecchia, Andra Buzzi, Natascia Vispi, Olga Beccaluva, Jacopo Guerrini

cinematography:

music:

RinneRadio

producer:

Carlo Gavaudan, Franco Pannacci, Luisa Pistoia

production:

Ruvido Produzioni, Ministero della Salute

country:

Italy

year:

2008

film run:

82'

format:

HD - colour

status:

Ready (16/07/2008)

festival & awards:

A wild journey: 77 mentally ill patients and 130 more people including psychiatricts, relatives, workers and volunteers are all on a train going from Venice to Peking, travelling through Hungary, Ucraine, Russia and Mongolia. Among these 200 enthusiastic travellers and pill poppino are an invincible group of 8 people-of all ages, and from all walks of life and different symptoms, have a mission to accomplish: invent a creative event which wil involve everyone on the train, to tell the world once they have arrived in Peking, the absurd reason for this utopian journey. The protagonists of tell each other stories, suddenly fall asleep, fall in love, forgive each other, hate and find each other demonstrating in a most irregular fashion that together, change is indeed possibile.