The Eight Mountains
Pietro first arrives with his parents in a forgotten mountain village at age 11. Bruno, the son of the stonemason, is the last child in the village. The two form a friendship that grows throughout the years. Cannes' Jury Prize winner utilizes the human and physical landscapes to examine the mysterious and quiet nature in which male friendship blossoms. Based on Paolo Cognetti's novel, The Eight Mountains has become one of the greatest cinematic surprises of the past year.