Pinocchio is a two-episode 2008 Italian-British TV film directed by Alberto Sironi and starring Robbie Kay, Bob Hoskins, Luciana Littizzetto and Alessandro Gassman. The film is based on The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi with Kay portraying Pinocchio. It was shot in Lazio and Tuscany, Italy. Carved by a woodcarver named Geppetto in a small Italian village near Florence, Pinocchio was created as a wooden puppet but dreamed of becoming a real boy. He is known for having a short nose that becomes longer especially while lying.