GUARDIANI DEL LAGO (Lake's Guardians)

"The lake gave me everything"
There's love in the words and gestures of Pietro and Gianfranco, two old fishermen who are committed to try to repopulate the waters of Lake Varese, Italy, with native fish species.
Passion and expertise are the values ​​they hope to pass on to the new generations to try to preserve the balance and biodiversity of a place that has been their home for a lifetime, and which is now in danger of collapsing.

  • Alice Gagliardi
  • Pietro Brani
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  • Gianfranco Zanetti
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  • Piergiorgio Zanetti
    Key Cast
  • Alice Gagliardi
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Guardiani del lago
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2023
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Director Biography - Alice Gagliardi

Alice Gagliardi is an independent filmmaker from Varese, Italy. After graduating from Luchino Visconti film school in Milan, she started working as a freelance videographer, editor and vfx artist. She is very fascinated by everything that has a delicate beauty and a nostalgic feeling to it. That's why she also experiments with film photography: because it gives a soft magical touch to captured moments.
In 2015 she participated in the making of the award-winning short doc "Urban Safari" in Brussels, and in 2017 she won Filmsupply editing Challenge 2017 for Best Concept category.

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