BFM — 39
BFM — 39

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Directed by Artemio BenkiItalian title: Assolo [t.l.]
Czech Republic, France, Argentina, Austria / 2017 / 84 min.
Colour / O.V. / Subtitles: sub. it./en.

Martin is a young argentinian piano virtuoso and composer, who has been a patient of El Borda since his breakdown three years ago. El Borda is the largest and the most notable but controversial psychiatric hospital in Latin America. A wonder kid and the most promising talent of his generation is now trying to find his own way to come back to life, out of the asylum doors and on stage.


Artemio Benki –– (Paris, France) is director and producer. He started to work in media by the age of thirteen as freelance radio journalist, at the age of eighteen he joined L’Autre Journal as a journalist collaborating with Marguerite Duras and Hervé Guibert. Artemio came to Prague in 1989 to make a short documentary about Romani refugees. Since 1992 he lives and works in Prague.

Filmografia essenziale

Solo (doc., 2019)

The Flower Proof (short, 2008)

New Generation (short, 2006)

Island of The Roof (short, 2001)

Moon Valley (ep. short, 1994)

My Land (doc., 1993)

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