SOLO DI CORDATA di Davide Riva (Italia, 2015, 84’)
A faithful portrait of the very strong filmic lone climber Renato Casarotto, retracing his most famous mountaineering feats and thanks to valuable materials unpublished repertoire joined the voice of his closest friends and climbing companions, he says, with the same thoughts and voice of Casarotto, research human hidden behind the action need mountaineer- ing immersed in the wildest nature . A collection of images and unknown thoughts that throw light on the human complexity and eclecticism of a man who, by his will and technical ascent, accomplished extraordinary feats many of which still unsurpassed today and never repeated.
Davide Riva is a director, writer and filmmaker based in Milan. A science degree behind him did not prevent him to create a strong humanistic culture and giving love for storytelling in all its forms, from visual language to the one going through the music. He has made numerous commercials and video for the wed advertising since 2010. “Solo di Cordata” is his first feature film.