A group of friends come together for a day in the country. Love is borne and killed, and couples get uncoupled. Somebody decides it’s time to grow up, eventually, and somebody else chooses to stay a child, albeit a fifty-year-old one. Without forgetting the power of Tantric Massage.
It was supposed to be a musical, but it would have cost too much money.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Luca Elmi was born in Milan, on December 10th 1961.
Since the beginning of the ‘80s he’s been a videomaker, a theater actor and director, a playwright and scriptwriter.
He has authored several short-subject films. Between them, “Once upon my time” (shown at the MIFF in Milan, winner of best screenplay at the “Arnaldo in corto” short film festival in Brescia, special prize “Lanterna di Diogene” and best actor at the Festival Cinema Libero in Rome and “Fotogramma D’Argento” at the FNC in Trieste), “Alex and he women” (“Lanterna di Diogene” prize at the Festival Cinema Libero in Rome, special prize at the Ebensee short film festival and best screenplay at the Autumn Film Festival in Vicenza). 2005, “Morire a parentesi” 1999, “Two o’ clock” 1996, and “Into the Blue” 1995. In 1999 he has a written a collection of short stories, with the title “Grandi Momenti con musica” and he has acted in many theatrical plays, mostly English-language comedies. In 2005 he acted in the film “The root of evil”, directed by Silvana Zancolò.
He lives and works in Milan, Italy.
“BONSAI – The Musical” has been shot in the fall of 2009 and edited in January of 2010 with a crew of 23 and a cast of 12.