When The Roads End

DIRECTOR Lorenzo Borghini

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Italia Green Film Festival

When The Roads End


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Divided into four chapters, and narrated by Maurizio Lombardi’s voice over “When the roads end” aims to raise awareness among road users – primarily the youngest – about the high degree of danger related to driving a motor vehicle. Through different witnesses- ranging from relatives of road accident victims to first aid operators – the documentary tells the pain of those involved in a road accident, recalling the enormous responsibility that affects anyone who drives in the roads. 

Lorenzo Borghini

Lorenzo Borghini was born on July 19, 1988 in Bagno a Ripoli (Florence).
During college (2010) he directed his first short movie “Riflessi” (Reflections) at the age of 21.The following year he started a two-year apprenticeship at the newspaper Metropoli which led him to obtain the press card as a freelance journalist. In 2011 he attended the 16th edition of the Busan International Film Festival to write his dissertation on contemporary Korean cinema, in addition he joined Im Sang-soo’s crew on the set of “The Taste of Money”. In April 2013 he graduated in DAMS (Arts, Music and Entertainment Disciplines) at the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy of Florence.He is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the cultural magazine il Cartello since September 2014. He is co-founder and Artistic Director of the Florence Short Film Festival since October 2014, the most important event dedicated to short movies in Florence.cIn July 2014 he directed his second short film “L’Attesa” (The Waiting), that was selected at the 65th Montecatini International Short Film Festival and was awarded with the Honourable Mention. In June 2015 he directed his third short movie “In vino veritas”, selected at BlackBird Film Fest 2015 and Queen City Film Festival 2015 in Hollywood among other international festivals. In November 2017 he wrote and directed the spot “I rugbisti dell’Oste” (The innkeeper’s Rugby) with Martín Castrogiovanni, with more than 1 million views.In December 2017 he published his first book “Diario di un viaggiatore sentimentale: La Cina tra luci e ombre” (Diary of a sentimental traveller: China between lights and shadows), with the preface written by Umberto Cecchi. In 2018 he wrote and directed the commercial “Un pranzo da Campioni” (A Champion’s Lunch) with Martín Castrogiovanni and Alessandro Paci, with more than 1 million views. In March 2019 his fourth short film “Scorze di luce” (Glimmers of Light) was released and selected in 16 international festivals, awarding Edoardo Cappelli as Best Leading Actor at the Great Message International Film Festival. In 2020 he directed his first feature film “Strade interrotte” (When the roads end), a road safety awareness documentary. The film is in post-production and will be released in cinemas on May 2021.

Lorenzo Borghini Director
Lorenzo Borghini Writer
Lorenzo Borghini Producer
Ubaldo Giusti Producer
Raoul Soldaini Producer
Umberto De Tomi Producer
Andrea Pampaloni Producer
Maurizio LombardiKey Cast “Voice over”1992, 1993, 1994, The Young Pope, The New Pope, The Nest
Tommaso Alvisi Director of Photography
Theo PutzuEditor
Francesco BondiComposer
Saverio DamianiSound Editor
Giacomo GandossiProduction Manager
Elisa MugnainiProduction Designer

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