The Secret of the Old Woods
The Secret of the Old Woods (Italian: Il segreto del bosco vecchio) is a 1993 Italian fantastic drama film written, directed and starred by Ermanno Olmi. It is based on the novel with the same name by Dino Buzzati.
|The Secret of the Old Woods|
|Directed by||Ermanno Olmi|
|Produced by||Mario Cecchi Gori, Vittorio Cecchi Gori|
|Screenplay by||Ermanno Olmi|
|Based on||Il segreto del Bosco Vecchio by Dino Buzzati|
|Starring||Paolo Villaggio, Giulio Brogi|
|Music by||Franco Piersanti|
|Edited by||Fabio Olmi|
The general Sebastiano Procolo lives in a little village in the mountains boundless, in a small wooden house near a dense forest, called the "Old Woods". He is there on behalf of his nephew, owner of the reserve; however the general has the ambition to destroy all the trees in order to enrich. One night he discovers that the forest is inhabited by strange invisible creatures that whisper continually being released to resume again in the power of the ancient forest. Sebastiano initially don't understand the situation, but after as in a dream vision he realizes that these creatures have been imprisoned long ago by himself.