Come il bianco
By Alessandra Celesia
France, 2020, 19’
Friday, Oct. 07, Postmodernissimo Cinema, Via del Carmine 4, 3:30 p.m.
Original title: Like the White
Director: Alessandra Celesia
Sound: Frédéric De Ravignan, Carole Verner, Laure Arto
DOP and color grading: François Chambe
Editing: Nicolas Milteau
Music: Jean-Jacques Palix
Producer: Kévin Rousseau, Nicolas Breviere
Cast: Adriana Pignatelli Mangoni, Aurélie De Solere
« The overpowering need to tell you,
to see you, to hold you
within the magmatic warmth of your beauty.
The delicate longing for your voice.
The longing for your image. »
Each day Adriana paints volcanos. She explores their craters to uncover the mystery they hold within. But behind her passion hides a great sorrow that she struggles with daily. Her visits to the slopes of Vesuvius are her way of keeping open an uninterrupted dialogue.
Alessandra Celesia was born in 1970, she is a director and writer. She attended the theater schools of Philippe Gaulier and Jacques Lecoq in Paris. She takes part of numerous prose groups in Italy and France and has starred in The Turnout and in Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevskij, performances staged by the Shibboleth Theater Company of Belfast. She was artistic director of the Sinequa-non company and, in Aosta, of the Coldée de Théâtre (in 1997 and 1998); he has curated theater workshops in many European countries. She was the producer and screenwriter of John McDuff’s short film Ardita.
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