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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1995 - 29 July.5 August

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Category: Edition 1995

After the death of his father, Brandon, aged eight, moves with his mother to the old house belonging to the family in a small village. The boy learns from his uncle Monty that the house is haunted and that the house’s attic may be the entrance to Story Land. One night Brandon’s dog disappears into the attic and when Brandon goes after him he finds himself in Story Land where he makes the acquaintance of a number of fantastic characters such as Woody, the gamekeeper, a boxing kangaroo, a magician a bit short on magic and a wise talking owl. Now reunited with his dog Brandon has the problem of how to return home. He will have to search for the answer in the Story Book.

Original Title Storybook
Italian Title Il libro delle favole
Category Official Competition
Section Childhood screens
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 88'
Production Year 1995
Nationality USA
Directed by Lorenzo Doumani
Screenplay Susan Bowen, Lorenzo Doumani
Main cast Sean Fitzgerald, Swoosie Kurtz, Richard Moll


Lorenzo Doumani was born on November 2, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lawrence Michelangelo Doumani. He is a director and writer, known for Love! (1993). He has been married to Brenda Epperson since 1994. They have one child.