After his critically acclaimed Still Life, Uberto Pasolini took seven years to complete his latest film, based on a real story and featuring James Norton as a father who is given only a few months to live and therefore attempts to find a new, perfect family for his three-year-old son. Inspired by true events, this story centers on the powerful relationship between a father and his son and on ordinary characters living a simple and yet bittersweet everyday life.
Uberto Pasolini (Rome, Italy, 1957) is an Italian filmmaker, producer and screenwriter. In 1998 he produced the feature film THE FULL MONTY, which won the BAFTA for Best Film and was nominated at the Academy Awards in the Best Cinematography category. In 2008 his feature film Machan premiered at the 65th Venice Film Festival. In 2013, STILL LIFE was presented at the 70th Venice Film Festival and won the top prize in the Orizzonti section.