• 9 10
  • 2018
  • 68min
  • Original Title: Pierino (2018)

This documentary is the result of a series of visits the filmmaker makes over the course of a year to the house of Pierino, a cinephile and a fascinatingly organized man.


OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: DOK Leipzig/ Filmmaker Festival/ Laceno D'oro 2018/ Avvistamenti/ Brianza Film Festival/ Bergamo Film Meeting/ Tartu World Film Festival/ Lucca Film Festival/ Sicilia Queer Festival/ Presente Italiano/ WOM Nomadica

Pierino. The private life of a cinephile

Pierino Aceti is a man of fixed habits, a film lover, and is currently retired after a white-collar life.

For one year, for exactly fifty two Thursdays, the director went to visit Mr- Aceti’s at his house from 10.30 to 11.30 am. Every meeting revolved around one question: “what did you do this week?”.

The rigorous organisational schedule of Pierino’s days, his relentless ability to classify and remember things and details about films and life, to fragment time in meticulous and measurable events emerges during the formal agreement.

Luca Ferri
Luca Ferri Director

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