Featuring Silvia Calderoni and Paul B. Preciado
Directed by Gus Van Sant and Alessandro Michele
2020 • Italy/US • English/Italian/Spanish
In this first episode of the seven-part film collaboration between award-winning director Gus Van Sant (Drugstore Cowboy, My Own Private Idaho, Elephant) and Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, we follow main character Silvia through her eccentric morning routine at home in Rome, including a scene where she throws a dress—from Alessandro Michele's first Gucci women's show Fall Winter 2015—off her balcony, to a song by Billie Eilish. Silvia is seen sifting through her post, which reveal colorful Gucci show invitations, as well as a mysterious flyer, and then she becomes lost in a television lecture performed by writer and philosopher Paul B Preciado, until the arrival of an unexpected visitor, while a band in another room rehearses.