A lovely hammock

In October 2021, Federico, still 22 years old, begins working on the redevelopment of the "Corna delle Capre", a climbing crag not far from Bergamo that, after a period of abundant frequentation at the end of the last century, remained abandoned until the trail to reach it almost completely disappeared.
Following the work, research and encounters with climbers who rediscover the crag, the film aims to tell the story of an intense period in the life of the protagonist, who nurtures his passion for the mountains in a continuous journey of growth and increasing independence, between work, responsibilities as a Scout leader and moving to his new home.

  • Carlo Valtellina
  • Federico Minotti
    Key Cast
  • Clara Rigoletti
    Original Score
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Una bella amaca
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    Sport, mountain, climb, climbing, documentary, sport climbing
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    25 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 8, 2023
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Director Biography - Carlo Valtellina

Carlo Valtellina was born in Bergamo (BG) in 1998. During high school he discovered his passion for photography and cinema, which he pursued by graduating in new technologies of art at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts. In the same years he begins to work with his father Alberto as director of photography.

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Director Statement

The starting idea was to witness the restoration of the "Corna delle Capre", from the beginning of the works to an envisioned inauguration and official reopening to the public. At the beginning of filming I had already been friends with Federico "Chicco" Minotti for eight years. This helped both of us not to feel the presence of the videocamera, and so the focus easily shifted from the work on the crag to the protagonist, who fills the film with his energy and expansiveness. The encounters and spaces thus weave around Chicco's work to recover the crag, rediscovered by him and his friend Matteo Cornago, who died climbing the previous summer, and to whom the climbing gym and this film are dedicated.