by Patricia Vergeylen Tassinari
A viceversian movie I made in the early Nineties in a pure transcultural mood, starring Sylvie Laliberté, Manya Baracs, Fulvio Caccia, Vittorio Fiorucci and Lamberto Tassinari.
“Eileen, a scriptwriter, has been writing letters to Federico Fellini who has become her friend, mentor and means of escape. Various rejections lead her to lose her grip on reality and retreat into her own world with one last hope: join Federico in Cinecittà with the two men she loves.”
Fiction, 24min. 16mm, 1992 Pandora Films Production.
“Un film ou le réel et l’imaginaire s’entrecroisent” Robert Lévesque, Le Devoir.
“The process of cinephilia turning into cinedementia is exuberantly portrayed throughout this bitter-sweet farce which is studded with filmic references.” Peter Kemp, Melbourne International Film Festival.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Golden Sheaf. meilleur Best Canadian Short at Yorkton – Toronto International Film Festival – Festival du Nouveau Cinéma – Göteborg Film Festival – Melbourne Film Festival – Rendez-vous with Madness, Toronto