SoloCzech Republic/France/ArgentinaAustria, 2019, 84 min, Colour
Martín P. is a young Argentinian piano virtuoso and composer, who has been since his breakdown four years ago a patient of El Borda, the largest and the most notable but also controversial psychiatric hospital in Latin America. The child prodigy and the most promising talent of his generation is now trying to find a way how to overcome his mental disease and come back to life outside the walls of the asylum and on the concert stages, while working on his new composition Enfermaria. Solo tells unique, yet universal story about the obsession with perfection and creation, narrating the evolution of a human being who draws his strength from his own fragility.
Producers:Artemio Benki,Petra Oplatková,Rebecca Houzel,Sabine Gruber,Karin C. Berger,Nicolas Tuozzo,Sergio Luciano Pra'Arash T. Irahi
Editing:Valeria RaccioppiJeanne Oberson
Sound:Pablo Girosa,Miguel Tennina,Sebastian Lipsik,Benjamin RosierOlivier Dô Hùu
Artemio Benki, director and producer born in Paris. He started to work in media by the age of 13 as freelance radio journalist, at age 18 he joined L'Autre Journal as a journalist collaborating with Marguerite Duras and Herve Guibert. Artemio came to Prague in 1989 to make a short documentary about Roma refugees. Since 1992 he lives and works in Prague.
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