DIRECTOR’S NAME: DUSTIN LYNN / PRODUCTION COMPANY: CORTO MOLTEDO / PRODUCTIONS COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: ITALY / DURATION: 2’09 / CAST: ALICIA ROUNTREE, CARLO MANCUSO, CORTO MOLTEDO / DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: DUSTIN LYNN / ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: MAI IKUZAWA / STYLIST: SOFIA GUELLATY / HAIR: VANESSA BARRIOS / MAKE-UP: VANESSA BARRIOS
Designer Gabriele Corto Moltedo, whose parents founded Bottega Veneta, commissioned Dustin Lynn to mark the opening of his Milan boutique in the city’s high-end Via Montenapoleone fashion district his e-commerce store. Shot at the lush Padova abode of the designer’s mother, the short sees Moltedo and Mancuso fall under the spell of model Alicia Rountree and her glinting accessories.
Dustin Joseph Lynn (January 6, 1981) is an American artist, filmmaker and traveler. He is most associated with his 16mm experimental short documentaries, Tranquil Music, The Halfway Tree, and Toxico. In 2011 he was commissioned by designer Corto Moltedo, son of the founders of Bottega Veneta to create a series of films for the luxury brand.