Three times Tonino is a creative documentary about one of Europes most significant screenwriters, Tonino Guerra, who wrote scripts to more than 120 movies, by Fellini, Antonioni, Tarkovskij and Angelopoulos. Tonino Guerra was also a poet, a painter, a sculpturer – an artist.

Three times Tonino is a documentary about Tonino, with Tonino and in collaboration with Tonino. The director Andreas Kassel and Tonino Guerra met 10 years ago and it developed into a friendship and a dialogue about art, poetry and life. Andreas started filming Tonino 6 years ago and in the movie we meet Tonino during three different periods in his life and under three different themes and the film is therefore structured in three parts.