Based upon a short story of the Greek writer Antonis Toumanidis, and inspired by the classic fairy tale by Carlo Collodi, the film is reinventing the story of Pinocchio.
The story of Pinocchio is presented from the Middle Ages and through the years. Meanwhile, in present day, at New York, detective Carl Buechler will face a serial killer with the name Geppetto who is transforming his victims to human marionettes. Carl, with the help of a professor of Italian studies, will discover that the fairy tale is real and written with blood.
The title of the film is “The True Story of Pinocchio” with the tagline ” no strings attached”.
A special press conference is scheduled this October for further official announcements