La MORTE DI PIETRA (first feature)

original title:

LA MORTE DI PIETRA

directed by:

cast:

Alessandro Sini, Costantino Vitagliano, Sarah Maestri, Flavio Bucci, Max Parodi, Santa De Santis, Pietro Delle Piane, Emanuela Garrucio, Petra Khruz, Brando Giorgi, Enzo Storico

screenplay:

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set design:

costume design:

production:

country:

Italy

year:

2008

film run:

88'

format:

35mm - colour

release date:

10/05/2008

A young writer named Fabio takes up residence in a mountain chalet to write his new, unsettling novel on Girolamo Segato, an 18th-century Florentine who discovered a method for petrifying the human body but took the secret to his grave. Fabio is disturbed by a bothersome old woodsman whose chatter appears to make no sense, while the mysterious presence of a young woman holed up in the neighbouring home proves to be an even greater distraction …