The Broken Key

Synopsis: In a near future, due to the effects of an uncompromising law on the eco-sustainability of supports, paper has become a rare item, a luxury possession. Printing is now a crime. Libraries have turned into inaccessible museums. Everything is floating, in a stream of data running in the ether, reaching every tablets and smartphones thanks to a fast net created and universally controlled by the "Big Z": Zimurgh Corporation. On the background of this realistic vision of the future, our sci-fiction/thriller movie is developing, in the suggestion created by a future vision of Turin, still a fascinating, esoteric and mysterious town. A series of murders followed by many clues will lead the protagonist, a British scholar of ancient Italian origins - new Adam and revived Arthur King - to walk on the path traced, so many centuries before, by Dante Alighieri and by the painter Hieronymus Bosch. The brave Arthur J. Adams will discover that the motive of the murders is the unstoppable will to preser
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and then...

you can remove a tiny fragment for DNA

and radiocarbon testing.

I want to know where this came from.

Well, it looks like

Cyperus Papyrus, Professor.

But the test will take a least a week.

We can wait.

You can do these scans.

I'm going to make a few phone calls


I want to visit one of my true


We got the results today.

This is part of the Turin Canon.

Unfortunately, the most important part

is missing.

That could be a connection to

the Seven Sages.

The Book of the Foundation.

The followers of Horus.

The builders of the sacred cities.

That's just amazing.


You must have paid a fortune for


You even got them past the Shuster


It's damn fantastic!

Dante, these days everything is

just a flow of digital data

one click away.

Not even Oligarchs could afford

these relics of the past.

It's just a partial fortune, sadly.

Let's sit.

I used to smoke.

That's the only thing my Father left me.

It's the only real thing beside

all these memories.

Funny, isn't it?

Today it's a totally useless object.

Another vanish utopia.


I want to get to that missing piece.

Maybe was misfiled in

some different document.

You could go to Turin.

To check the catalogues!

I can't leave my mother.

Yes, I know she needs you.

I love her, too.

She's not getting better.

We can wait, don't be long.

All right?


You may need help.

No, I prefer to dive alone.

You know me.

Here, this is the point.

Yes, I see.

Look, this is your father.

What's happening?



He's coming up too fast.

Are you okay?

Follow your heart...

The light of your most brilliant star...

will lead you to the roots...

to the Truth...

There lies the secret...

She never wanted to end up in a


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Louis Nero

Louis Nero (born 24 September 1976) is an Italian film director and screenwriter. He was born in Turin. more…

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