Friday, November 16, 2012

"The Last Kilometer" Trailer

"The Last Kilometer is a film totally dedicated to what is passion, emotion, sport: Cycling. The movie follows the story and an entire cycling season of “the old” Davide Rebellin, 41 years old and still fighting in the peloton after many victories and scandals, and “the young” Ignazio Moser, promising 20 years old son of cycling champion Francesco Moser.

The famous italian journalist Gianni Mura, Tour de France correspondent since 1967, helps us to discover what cycling was and what it has become today, after doping scandals, passion, epic, richness and decadence.

Finally, a bit of madness and insane joy is brought into the movie by Didi Senft, better known as “El Diablo”, a living and metaphorical symbol of all cycling fans, with their passion and their enthusiasm.

The Last Kilometer is a portrait of cycling."

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  1. Larry ordered this despite the feature on The Devil. This kook inspired a generation of nitwits to dress up in crazy costumes and get in the way at far too many of the big races. Why does anyone pay attention to this smelly screwball?

  2. Hi Larry, I'm paolo, the director of the movie.
    To be honest, your questions 'bout "the devil" are right... and me too, I really don't like this type of behaviours.
    However I think that Didi (EL Diablo) is a little different from the other "smelly screwballs"..
    He doesn't appear at the very last minute (like the Borat man, or cangaroo man, or people dressed like american indians), he stays on the road for hours, shouting and inciting all the other fans..
    I think he's not a negative presence for cycling... but this is just my opinion after a long day and night spent with him.
    bye, Paolo

    1. Ciao Paolo, We've seen this fellow pretty much since he started. Perhaps Larry's distaste is more from the people he inspired with his antics but we do remember some commercial connection back-in-the-day. His bicycle sculpture had advertising on it, just the same as the guy who dresses up as a water bottle these days. So to Larry he's not just a fan out there just for the fun of it and sadly he has inspired antics from others that interfere at times with the racing. But based on your points Larry will not fast-forward through the bits about Didi when the DVD arrives. Ciao!