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Histoires d’un idiot de guerre

20 and 21 April 2012 at Wolubilis
"Storie di uno scemo di guerra" from Ascanio Celestini.
Translated by Pietro Pizzuti.
Directed by Michael Delaunoy.
With Angelo Bison and Pietro Pizzuti.

When I was eight, my father risked his life for an onion. That day was on June 4, 1944. That day, in the teeming streets of Rome, he accompanied my grandfather who had the project to collect 1,000 lire to buy a pig stolen from the Germans. To do that, he had to find associated partners to set up his "Pig Company." So he encounters the boy grew old, the hairdresser with beautiful hands, the idiot of war who barricaded himself like an onion under the ground ...

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