I WILL NOT STARVE

I WILL NOT START - ITALIAN/CANADIAN CO-PRODUCTION

Pier, a former top chef with a Michelin star, loses everything and ends up homeless. He hides a dark secret from his past, causing him to leave Torino, his beloved hometown. Annibale, his best friend, asks him to return home to face an urgent matter. When he arrives, he finds out that Carla, his ex-wife, is dying. She wants her sister Lucia, to have full custody of their daughter Anna. Pier agrees and signs the paperwork, he feels that Anna is better off with Lucia.

Pier decides to live in an old shack that his friend Annibale owns. Pier then meets Granata, an old aristocratic beggar, who is an expert on surviving with nothing and living off leftovers. Pier starts a new found journey that helps him to reconnect with his long lost love for cooking.
When Carla dies, Anna decides to stay with her father in the old shack. Pier is forced to live with a teenage daughter that he doesn’t even know, while also learning what it really means to be a father.

DETAILS

FEATURE FILM
DRAMA
IN DEVELOPMENT WITH RAI ITALIA


PRODUCERS

ALESSANDRO BORRELLI (La Sarraz)

NATASHA SEMONE VASSELL

WRITERS

ALESSIA ROTONDO

DIRECTOR

UMBERTO SPINAZZOLA

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