Caveman

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Caveman

original title:

CAVEMAN

directed by:

cinematography:

production:

Doclab, Contrast Film, supported by MiBACT, SIAE, Swiss Federal Office of Culture, Zurich Film Fund, RSI Swiss Italian Television, with the support of Toscana Film Commission

country:

Italy / Switzerland

year:

2019

format:

colour

status:

In post-production (17/04/2019)

Filippo is an eccentric artist who rejected all social conventions throughout his life. Now, at the age of 50, he decides to escape from the loneliness and poverty he had chosen and to reveal himself and his works to society. But the price the sculptor has to pay is high. He has to leave the dark cave, 650 meters under ground, into which he has been fleeing for 30 years. The cave which holds his deepest secret: a colossal male nude statue which he has carved deep down into the rock in memory of his lost love. His masterpiece, which no one should ever have seen during his lifetime…