Country: Argentina, Czech Republic, France, Austria
Director: Artemio Benki
Runtime: 85 min.
Martín P. is a young Argentinian piano virtuoso and composer, who has been since his breakdown four years ago a patient of El Borda, the largest and the most notable but also controversial psychiatric hospital in Latin America. The child prodigy and the most promising talent of his generation is now trying to find a way how to overcome his mental disease and come back to life outside the walls of the asylum and on the concert stages, while working on his new composition Enfermaria. Solo tells unique, yet universal story about the obsession with perfection and creation, narrating the evolution of a human being who draws his strength from his own fragility.
Awards & Festivals:
ACID Cannes – participation (Association for Independent Cinema and its Distribution)
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival – Best Czech Documentary
MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival – Best Film
Duhok International Film Festival – Golden Leaf The Best World Documentary Film
Czech Film Critics' Award nomination – Czech Film Critics' Award (Best Documetary)
FIPA – participation
Sofia International Film Festival – participation
Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival – participation
Diagonale, Austria – participation
DocsBarcelona – participation