FANTASTICHERIE DI UN PASSEGGIATORE SOLITARIO

REVERIES OF A SOLITARY WALKER

By Paolo GAUDIO

SMART BRANDS - as PROD / FIN

Fantasy - Completed 2014

Three characters in three different ages are united by a dream of freedom and a small masterpiece of literature. A journey through the mysterious and timeless aspirations, sufferings and ‘Reveries’ of a poet, of a young student and a child lost in the woods.

Festivals
& Awards

La Samain du Cinéma Fantastique 2014
Grand Prix du Festival
EGFM/FRONTIERES 2015
EGFM/FRONTIERES VL
Athens Animafest 2015
In Competition
17th Future Film Festival 2015
In Competition
Mammoth Lake Film Festival 2015
Narrative Competition
Sci-Fi London The London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantasy Film 2015
In Competition
FilmQuest 2015
In Competition
Fantastic Zagreb 2015
In Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Fantasy, First film, Animation
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 84 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Paolo GAUDIO
    • Writer(s)
    • Paolo GAUDIO
    • Producer(s)
    • Angelo POGGI (Smart Brands)
    • Synopsis
    • Three characters in three different ages are united by a dream of freedom and a small masterpiece of literature. A journey through the mysterious and timeless aspirations, sufferings and ‘Reveries’ of a poet, of a young student and a child lost in the woods.
      Jean Jacques Renou is a writer living in 1876 in a small and dingy basement. Poor and old, he begins to write ‘Reveries of a Solitary Walker’: a kind of Bildungsroman, and at the same time a ‘fantastic recipe’. At the same time, Theo is a young philosophy student. Since childhood he feels trapped between an oppressive family and his quirky passion for unfinished books. Recently, he started to read the unfinished book of a certain Renou. Totally captivated by the novel, he comes to the unexpected conclusion that he must realize the ‘Reverie No. 23’: the ultimate “recipe” written by the poet that leads him to an extraordinary place known as ‘Vacuitas’. Finally, a child lost in a timeless forest is the main character of the book that Renou is writing and that Theo is reading with such fascination...