13 ATTEMPTS TO SHOOT MY FATHER | 2018 | Co-Production with Modern Times | Italian, French | 36 min | HD


After his retired father, Franco, nearly dies from a heart attack, Francesco decides to make a film about him. Francesco’s ruthless directing methods, as well as Franco's dubious acting efforts, generate both absurd and intimate dialogues which mostly occur between the takes. Edited as the “making of” for a film that was never finished, '13 attempts to shoot my father' follows the tragicomic journey of the director-son and his actor-father attempts at overcoming, with the help of a camera, their inability to communicate