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by Silvio Soldini


Tobias Horvath is a Hungarian immigrant who was forced to emigrate to Switzerland after murdering his mother, a prostitute and, he erroneously thinks also her young lover who happens to be Tobias’ natural father. In his new country Tobias goes by the name of Sandor Lester and works in a factory that makes timepieces, but dreams of becoming a great writer.
He is in love with a girl called Line but ignores the fact that she is his sister, that they share the same father; the man Tobias is convinced he stabbed to death all those years ago.
Based on the novel by Agota Kristof.

international title: Burning in The Wind
original title: Brucio nel vento
country: Italy, Switzerland
sales agent: Adriana Chiesa Enterprises (ACEK)
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Silvio Soldini
film run: 118'
release date: IT 18/01/2002, CH 09/05/2002, DE 22/08/2002, NL 28/11/2002, BE 16/04/2003, AT 25/07/2003
screenplay: Silvio Soldini, Doriana Leondeff
cast: Ivan Franeck, Barbara Lukesovà, Caroline Baehr, Cécile Pallas, Suzanna Maurery, Petr Forman, Ctirad Gotz, Pavel Andel
cinematography by: Luca Bigazzi
film editing: Carlotta Cristiani
art director: Paola Bizzarri
costumes designer: Silvia Nebbiolo
music: Giovanni Venosta
producer: Lionello Cerri, Luigi Musini
production: Albachiara Produzioni, RAI Cinema, Vega Film
distributor: 01 Distribution, ABC Distribution (BE), Cinemien (NL), Prokino Filmverleih (DE), Vega Distribution (CH), Prokino Filmverleih (AT)
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