HALF MAN

MEZZO UOMO

By Lorenzo SPORTIELLO

VERTICAL FILM I4GATTI SRL - as PROD

Science-fiction - Development 2012

The werewolves have been confined in slums by humans to restrain their violence. Roew is a young wolf that is trying to integrate with humans, after 7 years in a reformatory for killing a man. His brother K’Zaar doesn’t tolerate him: he’s become an “half men”.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Science-fiction
    • Countries
    • ITALY, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 88 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lorenzo SPORTIELLO
    • Producer(s)
    • Marianna DE LISO (Vertical Film / I4GATTI srl), Philipp DETTMER (DEUTSCHE EXOTIK)
    • Synopsis
    • Roew is 14 year old. He killed a man defending his little brother K’Zaar, that was wounded by the dealer that they were robbing. They are werewolves.
      People is exasperated: werewolves camps situated in the working class area, are not tolerate anymore. The tension is increasing, pressed by the Media behave, that every days, tells about cruel murders made by werewolves. They sponge the human community where they live stealing, cheating, begging and selling stolen goods.
      Roew serves 7 years in a reformatory. Once free he’s change. He wants to live a normal life, he wants to integrate with humans making an honest living. On the opposite, K’Zaar lives in a werewolf camp giving went to bestiality. Roew doesn’t want to join him and refuses his way of living. So K’Zaar is deeply wounded, he feels abandoned and starts hate his so ideal brother.
      Roew has a new life project: despite the popular racism against him, he finds a job in harbour.
      During full moon’s night, he fights against his nature to hold back his transformations, injecting himself a chemical that vanish it. He dreams to be human. Almost immediately he falls in love with a girl that rides bike in an acrobatic show. They start dating, despite their “diversity” and the people’s distrust. The situation precipitates when she has been attacked and killed. Obviously everyone points the finger at Roew and the public opinion takes this tragedy as a pretext. The mediatic process is quick and Roew has to take to werewolf camp while military force is clearing camp of werewolves, deporting with force of arms many wolves.
      The brothers are togheter again, blinded by contempt of cruel’s human race. The wolves plot a big reprisal during the following full moon and the brothers take part in it. They put the city to fire and sword and the werewolves’s violence grows more and more and becomes blind rage.
      Up against this unjustified cruelty, the brothers step aside. For the first time they realize that humans and wolves are equal: beasts.
    • Partners & financing
    • DEUTSCHE EXOTIK
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