Studios
21 July 2018

Il Mangiatore di pietre (first feature)

original title:

IL MANGIATORE DI PIETRE

directed by:

screenplay:

Hans W. Geissendörfer, Marco Colli, Nicola Bellucci, Davide Longo, from his novel with the same title

cinematography:

Simon Guy Fässler

set design:

Sara B. Weingart

costume design:

production:

Cineworx, Achab Film, Rai Cinema, supported by MiBAC, RSI Radiotelevisione Svizzera, with the support of Film Commission Torino Piemonte

country:

Switzerland/Italy

year:

2018

film run:

109'

format:

HD/DCP - colour

status:

In post-production (15/01/2017)

Cesare, a former smuggler, finds in the remote Piedmont valley, the corpse of his godson Fausto, who was introduced by him into smuggling. Caesar is determined to find the killer. Sergio, an adolescent of the village, anxious to escape from family constraints, asks Cesare to help him drive through the mountains in France, a group of refugees abandoned by Fausto near the border. During the the difficult and danerous journey, they are attacked and suddenly Caesar is facing the killer of Fausto...