Black Beast

  • 9 10
  • 2013
  • 33min
Black Beast
  • Original Title: Belva Nera

Shot as an austere Italian western, this short film follows an old cowboy that claims to have seen a mysterious panther around his small village.

Black Beast

AWARDS: Best Short Film, Fresnes Prisoners Award. Cinema Du Réel/ Winner Best Short Film. Tokio Film Festival/ Best Film Mention, Public Award. Strano Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Festival Internazionale Del Film Di Roma/ BAFICI/ Montreal International Documentary Festival/  Ardèche Images- Club du doc/ Mostra Mundial Belo Horizonte/ Mostra Mundial Sao Paulo/ Festival de Tremblay-en-France/ Moki Court/ Corto In Bra/ Filmcaravan/ Festa Do Cinema Italiano/ International Documentary Film Festival ´Encuentros Del Otro Cine/ LFF X1 Lago Film Fest

Black Beast. The legend of a panther

Ercolino, an old cowboy that lives and works in a small village, saw a black panther wandering around his hunting lodge. 

Some of his friends believe it, others think it's a legend. But Tony Scarf, an actor and the greatest expert on metropolitan panthers, has captured one.

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