the little redDirection
Francesco Di Loreto and Carlo Bevilacqua

Italy, 1998, 54′, Italian and English

The life and career of the English musician Robert Wyatt, a reference for generations of musicians. Singer, drummer and leader of the historic English band Soft Machine, the legendary group that keep international music scene at the turn of the ’60s and’ 70s, at the origin of psychedelia and jazz-rock “made in Canterbury”. Confidential, but disenchanted and ironic artist, sound poet, Wyatt is a unique example in the contemporary music scene. Thirty years of artistic evolution told through the testimonies of Wyatt himself and Elvis Costello, Paul Weller, Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music), Carla Bley, Hugh Hopper, Noel Redding (bass player for Jimi Hendrix), Chris Cutler, Lol Coxill …