NOTE: this article may be read in conjunction with the article published on December 1, 2022 about “The Trilogy” that provides a detailed description of the film project entitled The Trilogy and what it is all about.
The Financiers’ Bet
While the financiers in London are still thinking about last year’s top grossing films such as Top Gun: Maverick and Avatar, the films that will bring in the biggest receipts in 2023 are being prepared in London. Right now, the critics are not busy watching and evaluating the upcoming films, those who are working are the financiers who logically base their choices on the winning topics in order to identify the movies that will become the biggest grossers this year.
The most informed of the financiers have already put their minds on the six film products that make up The Trilogy. The reasons for their initial choice are many, and they are not based only on the quantitative fact of the six products and the richness and grandeur of this project that is proving to be a continuous source of surprises and end points. It has been verified the fact that the extremes of Freedom of Speech and total immorality that are added and elaborated on precise characters, creates the possibility of topics of the highest level. Such characters are in pursuit of sexual pleasure always accompanied by a sadistic component created by the real contrasts.
Satanism, early and general sexualization of children, obscenity in the schools and in the families, and pedophilia are some topics of the films.
The time window for funders will close in January.
The Push of RAI from Italy
Bruno Pischiutta, the writer and director of The Trilogy, started his prolific film career in the 70’s when, while working in theater, he was cast in the Hollywood Studio production Uomini contro (1970) (English title: Many Wars Ago), directed by Francesco Rosi, with Mark Frechette, Gian Maria Volontè and Pier Paolo Capponi. In this picture, he performed in a scene alongside Alain Cuny, the great French actor who appeared as the organ player in Fellini’s La dolce vita (1960).
In 1972, Bruno Pischiutta received the Critics’ Award for “Best Supporting Actor” at the Venice Film Festival for his performance in this movie.
The scene where Pischiutta dies was directed by Rosi, and the director of photography was Pasqualino De Santis who took the Academy Award for this film. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful scenes of Italian cinema.
In recent days, RAI in Italy came out with a very interesting documentary on the films of Francesco Rosi and reintroduced to the country, after fifty years, the story of Bruno Pischiutta’s cinematic death that was also a stepping stone for what would be the beginning of an illustrious cinematic career.
The selection made by RAI is only a reminder of the value of Pischiutta’s work. Nothing of this went unnoticed by the financiers of his upcoming project. By now, their attention is completely devoted to The Trilogy, and rightfully so.
Bruno Pischiutta is one of the last great Italian directors of his generation, and the only one who has lived in America for almost forty years. During his film career he worked with hundreds of talents, including two Nobel Price laureates, created and developed numerous feature films in Europe, America, Africa and Asia, and won major awards in several countries.
In China, he wrote and developed the feature film The Sepia Portrait and in Ghana, he completed the feature Punctured Hope, which the Hollywood Political Film Society recognized as the Best Film Exposé and Best Film on Human Rights of 2009, and proposed Punctured Hope for nomination at the 2009 Academy Awards®. More information is available here: IMDB Profile
Other News about The Trilogy
Three great actors have been cast in The Trilogy films recently. They are:
Actor Dan Wahlberg from Stockholm (Sweden) who was cast in the part of Richard, an American millionaire, in the first film of The Trilogy.
Actor Pascal Biondolillo from Tenerife (Spain) who was cast in the action part of The Robber in the third film of The Trilogy.
Actor D’Antré Cole from Hollywood (California) who was cast in the starring role of Perry, a London Stock Broker and financial genius, in the third film of The Trilogy.
Presentation of Olga Matsyna, alias Christie Norton
The Trilogy has a way of extending itself widely and continually surprising the viewer. Director Bruno Pischiutta will rely on the work of his 1st AD (assistant director), Olga Matsyna, with whom he has worked for years and with whom he found important elective affinities.
A Special Note from Bruno Pischiutta
Every film is always the result of teamwork; viewers are normally told the names of the main actors and of the director in the beginning of the film; it is only in the end when some attention is given to the other members of the crew.
This time, I like to proudly introduce now the name of an exceptional artist who, fortunately for me, will be my 1st AD in these films; her name is Olga Matsyna and, when she plays in front of the camera, she is known as Christie Norton.
Olga (you may see her complete resume and some of her photos here) is an absolute winner and manages to excel in many artistic activities. She is a beautiful young woman who has been successful as a super-model in many countries of the world and has collected a number of awards. Often on the cover of various magazines, she is a very good actress and theater director. I have known and loved her for some years; she studied cinema with me and has impressive qualities in music. Olga is a person of high intellectual values: she is a professional translator, speaks seven languages and has published, as a writer, several novels, plays and screenplays. I am fortunate to be her friend, work with her, and I think highly of her and her artistic decisions.
Olga will be my assistant in the three films of The Trilogy and she will be Daria Trifu’s assistant in the three documentaries produced in conjunction with The Trilogy. Under the name of Christie Norton, she will also have a part as an actress in the first film of The Trilogy. D!