VIRTUOSO, 15min., Italy, Sci-Fi/Drama
SCI-FI/FANTASY SHORT FILMS • 14m
As a father battles with his Parkinson's in order to play the song his son once played so well, he's interrupted by his android servant, intrigued by the piano. Rollo, the servant, masters the tune to please his owner, but instead brings back memories best forgotten.
Directed by Nico Amedeo
Written by Peter Walters
Cast: Scott Trost, Martin Sun Hans Anderson
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