Paolo Bressan spends his days at Gustino’s, who runs a tavern in a small village close to Gorizia. A 40 year old misfit, cynical and misanthropic, a true drinking professional and a compulsive liar, who reluctantly works at a retirement home cafeteria and is still unsuccessfully going after the dream of winning back his ex-wife Stefania. But things are about to change when Zoran shows up: a 15 year old kid with big glasses, whom Paolo “inherits” from a distant Slovenian relative, who speaks in a weird way and seems a little bit retarded.
Audience Award, FEDIC Award, FEDEORA Jury, Special Mention, Best Actor, Quality Label Award | Venice IFF, Italy, 2013
Best Co-production, Best Art Direction, Festival of Slovenian Film | , Slovenia, 2013
Audience Award | Rec FF Tarragona, Spain, 2013
Young Jury Award | Sofia IFF, Bulgaria, 2014
Audience Award | Festa do Cinema Italiano, Portugal, 2014
Premio Mario Verdone | Festival del Cinema Europeo di Lecce, Italy, 2014
CAST & CREW
Igor Prinčič, Miha Černec
Daniela Gambaro, Pier Paolo Piciarelli, Matteo Oleotto, Marco Pettenello
Director of Photography
Ferran Paredes Rubio
Antonio Gramentieri, Sacri Cuori
Daniela Bassani, Marzia Cordò, Stefano Grosso
Giuseppe Battiston, Teco Celio, Rok Prašnikar, Robert Citran, Marjuta Slamič
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Born 1977, Gorizia, Italy. Matteo Oleotto graduated in Acting at Civica Accademia d’Arte Drammatica Nico Pepe in Udine and in 2005, he gains his degree in Film Direction from Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. His short films travelled around the world winning awards and special mentions. He also worked as director of TV shows and commercials on different channels. He is currently working on his second feature film.
Room 21 (2004), Can Can (2004), A Double Strand (2006), Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot (2013).