A documentary film project by Penelope Bortoluzzi
Co-developed by Picofilms / Alter Ego
recipient of the SCAM « Brouillon d’un Rêve » grant
with scriptwriting and development support from
the CNC (National Center for Cinema and the Moving Image)-FAIA
with feature film script writing support from Ciclic / Region of Centre-Val de Loire and the Region of Normandy
with development support by Procirep-Angoa
The mid-1970s, Venice, Italy. Two young lovers run away to Nigeria.
They escape from their families who condemn their romance. In Africa, they work on a building site: one of the world’s largest dams is under construction.
Their love story mingles with the epic of a colossal project.