Pordonone Silent Film Festival - Day 4
Renato De Ortis is the last in the line of a wealthy noble family who are all genetically linked to eventual insanity. Tormented by the fear that he may lose his mind like his ancestors, his life soon begins to seemingly fall apart, thus beginning a wacky adventure, including psychotherapy and madcap escapades.
An anarchic and surreal Italian comedy from actor-director, Carlo Campogalliani, 'Kill or Cure' contains many delights, both comedically and narratively.
The first of the six titles produced and written by Campogalliani, this forgotten piece of Italian silent cinema, blends fantasy and adventure in an impressive fashion.
A truly assured and well-composed piece of work, 'Kill or Cure', is filled with bold cinematic energy, a film crafted with clear love and affection, from a man whose place in cinema history remains tragically under appreciated.