Official Selection - Gran Paradiso Film Festival (Cogne)
The chronicle of a great love, which has its roots in the most authentic traditions of the Aosta Valley area. On a snowy and cold winter night a young novice veterinarian has to fight against the unexpected adversity of life to prove to herself and to a gruff and old mountain farmer of that she can carry out a special mission: assist his beloved Bufera, cow queen of the herd, to give birth to a calf. It’s a matter of life or death.
Gaël Truc, a graduate in cinema, is a freelance director in Italy and abroad. He has worked with clients such as Emergency, Sky Arte, Treccani, FAI, Repubblica. In 2018, he produced the tv documentary series “Le petit tour”. “Lo combat” is his first fictional short film.