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PIETRA TENERA

by Aurélie Mertenat

synopsis

In the mountains of Northern Italy, a family specializes in the artisanal production of soapstone objects, following an age-old tradition. Working alongside his adoptive father, in this place where time seems to stand still, Ati, seventeen, born in Thailand, is trying to work out where he fits in within this world.

original title: Pietra tenera
country: Switzerland
sales agent: Terrain Vague
year: 2017
genre: documentary
directed by: Aurélie Mertenat
film run: 52'
screenplay: Aurélie Mertenat
cinematography by: Joakim Chardonnens
film editing: Lucrezia Lippi
producer: Tristan Aymon
executive producer: Sophie Clio Richard
production: Terrain Vague