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Screening of 100 millions of arms, (2017)

2019/01/23 / 139

Title: “100 millions of arms” (2017) 88 min
Original title: “100 Milioni di Bracciate”
Country: Italy
Director: Donatella Cervi
Genre: Biography/Sport

Synopsis: When swimming becomes an epic challenge and social commitment. This the extraordinary story of Leo Callone, Italian athlete able to go around the world twice and he holds the record of crossing the English Channel for more than 25 years. He challenged Loch Ness swimming from Como to Colico, from Asinara to Porto Torres and more. This is the story of a great swimmer and his land but how a great sport can become solidarity in order do built a hospital in Guatemala dedicated to his son died after 5 years fighting against an illness still without therapy.

Director’s biography: Donatella Cervi, architect, writer and director: he is graduated at the Politecnico di Milano, after returning from Jordan where she traveled for a grant won studio, he opened his own professional studio and engages in many themes, from the Restoration, Architectural design Public, Private, until that Sustainable, China has set up two exhibitions of art and design, "Master of Brera" in (2008) and "Dreaming of Italy" (2009); holds important positions within the Order of Como and of the Council of Young Architects Italians, always fascinated film and television where he worked while studying, He started his career as a mastery of film prestigious International: "International", "The Gentlemen", "The Other Man", "The cosmos on Como ''.

Writer: Donatella Cervi, Lorenzo Venturini.
Actors: William Angiuli, Paola Onofri, Gian Marco Tavani
Italian language/English Subtitles