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.
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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.