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Title: Autotorino. A history of passion.
Runtime: 1 min
Director: Carlo De Agostini
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: June, 2020
Synopsis: A history of passion.
It’s the 1960s, little Frank looks astonished at his father’s car every time he leaves the garage. He dreams of having one when he grows up.
As the years go by, Frank grows and lives his experiences, car for him means freedom, passion, and work. Just while on duty during the deliveries as a messenger, he meets Stella at her flower shop. Between them blossoms a tender love, soon they get married and have a son named Leo.
Years later on an ordinary morning, something magic happens. Leaving the garage, Frank sees little Leo through the windshield, looking enthralled an off-road car parked in the backyard, at the same house where Frank was born and raised.
Frank has a dejavu, he sees in his son the same passion that he fed as a child. Happy thoughts run in his mind.
Years pass, times change, but the passions always remain the same.