Antonio is a 64-year-old night doorman. He opens the door as people walk into a downtown Montreal apartment building. Antonio is also a celebrated children's author and illustrator. Montreal Writer chronicles Antonio's exploits as a chain-smoking night-shift doorman, and as a writer, illustrator, philosopher and family man. Montreal Writer is not only a documentary about a man; it is a film about life, dreams and ambition. Written by
It's 4am. Do you know who's watching your door?
Did You Know?
Antonio Di Thomasis
We were so poor growing up, that if I didn't wake up with an erection, I had nothing to play with all day.
References A Clockwork Orange
The Girl from Ipanema
Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim
and original lyrics by Vinicius de Moraes
with English lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Performed by Stan Getz
and Astrud Gilberto See more