Time: 15'
Genre: Drama
Year: 2022
Language: ITA
Subtitles: ENG
Country of Production: Italy
2:1 – Color – Stereo


Pietro is 70 years old, he’s a bicycle addict even if he has a heart condition. While he’s on his bike he keeps thinking about the relationship with his daughter that broke down badly when she decided to marry a man that he’d always despised. He’s now on his bike ready to meet her after a long time.


  • written, directed and edited by PIERPAOLO DE MEJO
  • a GENOMA FILMS production
  • production coordinator EMANUELA ZACCHERINI
  • production manager CARLOTTA GIERI
  • casting director CARLA LETTIERI
  • director of photography MARCO FERRI
  • set designer MARCO SCARPA
  • costume designer BIANCA FIORE
  • original music by STEFANO SWITALA
  • sound designer DAVIDE HARE
  • mixing by ARMANDO VALLETTA
  • make-up artist ADELE MASTROCOLA

Pierpaolo De Mejo

Born in Rome, the city where he currently lives and works. In 2008 he graduated at the University of Roma Tre in Rome, Bachelor in Film Studies (DAMS), and in 2016 he got a Master Degree in Filmmaking. In addition, he studied Acting in Italy and at the Stella Adler Acting Studios (NY). He has worked as an actor (Teather, Television and Movies) since 2006 and as an audiobook narrator for Audible since 2015. As a screenwriter, he won the best original screenplay prize “Carlo Bixio” (Rai and Mediaset) with Il cavaliere errante (2015) and the Premio Solinas for the film documentary Capelloni (2020). He wrote and directed his first short movie in 2018, Pedone va a donna, with Giulio Brogi (Rome Film Festival 2019), and in 2022 the short movie Cuore, with Giorgio Colangeli. As a playwright, in 2017 his short play Don Chiscio’ won the public and critics award at the first edition of “ConCorto”. As a journalist and filmmaker he works with Repubblica TV, Il Giornale and the website Come sceneggiatore, nel 2015 vince la targa per la miglior sceneggiatura originale del Premio Carlo Bixio (Rai e Mediaset) con l’opera Il cavaliere errante, e nel 2020 il Premio Solinas Documentario IDS Industry per Capelloni. Nel 2018 scrive e dirige il cortometraggio Pedone va a Donna (Festa del Cinema di Roma 2019), con protagonista Giulio Brogi, e successivamente il cortometraggio Cuore, vincitore del Bando Nuovo Imaie, con Giorgio Colangeli. Scrive anche per il Teatro. Nel 2017 il suo corto teatrale Don Chiscio’ vince la I edizione di “ConCorto”. Come giornalista e filmmaker collabora con Repubblica TV, Il Giornale e il sito