Walter Bonatti and Rossana Podesta met when they were both at the end of their careers. She was a famous international actress, whereas he was a much loved explorer of distant lands and above all a man who had made history in world climbing. This film is the last gesture of love that Rossana offers Walter, recounting the life of a great man with intense sweetness and simplicity.
63 minutes| Italian| Documentary| 2013| Italy
Paola Nessi is a filmmaker and camerawoman with RAI (Italian Radio Television). She is proud of the fact that she was the first woman to be hired by RAI as a ‘cameraman’. In a career spanning over 20 years with RAI, she has specialized in fimli documentaries and TV reportage and is currently a RAI producer and director. Paola has filmed in conflict and challenging situations around the world- in Cuba, Russia, Poland, Sudan, Kenya, Kosovo, the US and Belgrade. She was born in Lecco, Italy where she lives. Her documentary W di Walter on famed Italian climber Walter Bonatti will be screened at PIMFF 2015.
Director: Rossana Podesta, Paola Nessi