LA CURA DEL GORILLA

Ever since he was a child, Sandrone (nicknamed the Gorilla) has suffered from a particular form of personality disorder. His body, in fact, is inhabited by two very different people: the first, Sandrone, is a charming, good-natured rogue, while the second, the Associate, is cold, rational and violent…

 

regia/director carlo a. sigon
soggetto/subject
sandrone dazieri
sceneggiatura /screenplay
sandrone dazieri, pasquale plastino, carlo a. sigon
fotografia/cinematographer
federico masiero
montaggio/editing
claudio cormio
scene / scene design
marco belluzzi
costumi / costume design
roberto chiocchi
musica / music
daniele luppi
cast/cast
claudio bisio, stefania rocca, ernest borgnine, antonio catania, fabio cavilli, bebo storti, gisella sofio, kledi kadiu, gigio alberti
genere / genre
noir
formato originale/original format
35 mm – color
durata/running time
104’
paese di produzione/country of production
italia / italy
produzione/production
colorado film e warner bros. pictures italia
distribuzione/distribution
warner bros. pictures

Ever since he was a child, Sandrone (nicknamed the Gorilla) has suffered from a particular form of personality disorder. His body, in fact, is inhabited by two very different people: the first, Sandrone, is a charming, good-natured rogue, while the second, the Associate, is cold, rational and violent. Scared of ending up in a mental hospital, Sandrone has chosen to spend his life in the shadows, earning a living as an unlicensed private investigator; left unable to sleep by his illness, his perennial insomnia is perfect for a job involving surveillance and following people. After his umpteenth hospital admission after being stabbed by a serial killer, Sandrone decides to try a safer line of work – working as an escort for an old, long-forgotten American actor, in Italy to make a guest appearance at a convention. But as he is reluctantly working his new job, Sandrone finds himself helping a girl whose boyfriend has been killed. Too much for one man. Luckily there are two of them, him and his Associate…

 

CARLO A. SIGON

Carlo A. Sigon was born in Milan on November the 23rd, 1964. At the end of the 80’s he directed the short “Coazione a ripetere”. Since 1993 he has been working in advertisement, at first for Filmmaster productions, then for RBA, where he directs his first videos and commercials. With his production company, Blu Sky, he directs a number of commercials in Kenya, for Cadbury’s, Visa Barkley’s, Kenya Airways and Safari Lager. In Italy, he directs commercials for Gatorade, Merit, the Treccani Encyclopedia, Max magazine, the national daily La Repubblica, Telecom and Toyota. More recently, he has directed two important campaigns for the American market. While working alternatively in advertising and films, he has also directed four more short films presented at a number of festivals. In 1998 he met Elio e le storie tese and directed many of their videos. He has also directed four TV films for RAI2 channel. His feature debut comes with the recent “La cura del gorilla”, based on Sandrone Dazieri’s novel.

 

2005 La cura del Gorilla (lungometraggio, feature) 1996 Apnea (corto, short) 1995 Ketchup (corto, short) 1994 Festa (corto, short) 1993 Terra di nessuno (corto, short)

 

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