The Last Movie Painter
An exciting journey into the world of Renato Casaro. Undeniably one of the most important illustrators that the world’s film industry has ever had. Casaro unrolls sketches, memories, posters and personal emotions about the golden age of Italian cinema and its characters. In addition to his life story, Casaro shares extraordinary tales of a world that no longer exists, leaving us with an intense feeling of nostalgia.
Born in the city of Treviso, Renato Casaro is the most important illustrator the world’s film poster industry has ever had. He has worked with the most important directors of all time: from John Huston to Sergio Leone, from Claude Lelouch to Dario Argento, from Rainer Werner Fasbinder to Bernardo Bertolucci, from Giuseppe Tornatore to Kevin Costner,from Martin Scorsese to Francois Truffaut, to name a few. His memorable posters were designed to enclose in an image the spirit of the work, the soul of the director, the profile of the main actor, becoming a single fragment of the film as a whole. To this day, Casaro remains a fundamental part of the history of cinema, having painted over 1000 illustrations for the film industry.
Renato Casaro created the poster of hundreds of films. Among them:
A Fistful of Dollars; For A Few Dollars More; The Good, The Bad & The Ugly; Once Upon A Time In The West; Dances with Wolves; Conan The Barbarian; The Evil Dead; Once Upon A Time in America; The Last Emperor; Rambo;
Genre: Documentary, Art, Lifestyle
Awards: Best Documentary – iFest International Film Festival 2020; Jury Award – iFest International Film Festival 2020; Best Documentary – Filmmaker Day 2020
Languages: Italian w/ English; English subs
Rights: Inflight & Transportation – Worldwide
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