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21 November 2017

The Son Of Hamlet

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The Son Of Hamlet (Il FIGLIO DI AMLETO)

The Son Of Hamlet (Il FIGLIO DI AMLETO)

The Son Of Hamlet (Il FIGLIO DI AMLETO)

original title:

IL FIGLIO DI AMLETO

directed by:

cast:

Sergio Battarola

editing:

Francesco Gatti, montaggio dopo la scomparsa dell’autore/editing after the death of the director: Giusi Castelli, Damiano Grasselli, Giovanni Maderna, Franco Monopoli, Massimo Salvucci, Gianluigi Toccafondo

production:

Quarto Film, Semisemplice

country:

Italy

year:

2009

film run:

73'

format:

Betacam SP - colour

aspect ratio:

4/3

status:

Ready (17/03/2009)

festival & awards:

In 1989, the prominent writer and art critic, Giovanni Testori, introduced to the milieu of Milan’s galleries the artist Sergio Battarola, an unknown, penniless painter whom he had discovered in the Lower Bergamo area a few years earlier. The artist who, up till then had never had one single customer, suddenly found himself adopted like a son by the most highly-respected author of the time who had, moreover, purchased en bloc more than one hundred of his drawings, paid for the catalogue and organized his first one-man show. Sergio’s expectations were those of anyone making a successful debut. But, twenty years on, things have not exactly worked out…