ISLANDS OF ROSES – FREEDOM IS FRIGHTENING
by Stefano BISULLI and Roberto NACCARI
58 minutes, 2009
Production : Cinematica Italie
Summer 1968. Off the coast of Rimini, on the Adriatic, an engineer proclaims an independent state – on a platform built by himself. The birth of the Free Territory of the Island of Roses. The structure in the middle of the Adriatic sea became an international issue. The documentary tells the story of this modern utopia.
Stefano BISULLI and Roberto NACCARI began working together in 2002 writing scripts. In 2004 they went into production, creating the company Cinematica for their documentary “Holylanders”. In 2008 they made “Una storia comune” and “Fellini Oniricon”, and in 2009 “Insulo de la Rozoj – La libertà fa paura”.