The film portrays actor Marcello Fonte before, during and after the shooting of Matteo Garrone’s film Dogman. The story of an exciting human and professional journey: life beyond the actor, family, friendships. The auditions, the experience on the set and then the award for Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival, are interspersed with intimate moments spent with his family and friends.
Calabrese by origin but Roman by adoption, he lives day to day in a small room inside the Nuovo Cinema Palazzo, but when he is chosen by Matteo Garrone as the protagonist of his film, Dogman, he finds himself caught up in a frenetic and intense world. This is the beginning of a poetic and amazing journey that will change his life.