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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1989 - 29 July.6 August

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Category: Edition 1989

Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane present, she is drawn only deeper into a dream turning into a nightmare.

Original Title Paperhouse
Italian Title Paperhouse
Category Official Competition
Section Competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 92'
Production Year 1988
Nationality United Kingdom
Directed by Bernard Rose
Screenplay Matthew Jacobs
Main cast Charlotte Burke, Jane Bertish, Samantha Cahill

 regista Bernard RoseBERNARD ROSE

Bernard Rose (London, 4 August 1960) is an English director and actor.
Director of English origins, he began to get interested in cinema at the age of 9, directing videos with his own video camera.
At the age of fifteen he won a competition organized by NBC that led him to collaborate with Jim Henson for the last season of Muppet Show.
In 1982 he obtained a master's degree on cinema, and the National film and television school in London. Subsequently he directed several videos for MTV, among which those of Roy Orbison and Roger Waters.
He made his debut at the cinema in 1986 with Smart Money. In 1988 with La casa al confine of reality, he gained notoriety.