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『Beautiful things』

The beginning and end to the objects that feed our modern lifestyle. An Italian documentary; to a world of grand music and imagery.

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『Beautiful things』

Schedule
10/28[sun] 17:20-

Talk: Giorgio Ferrero〔Director〕

Data
DirectorGiorgio Ferrero
CastVan Quattro, Danilo Tribunal, Andrea Pavoni Belli, Vito Mirizzi
CountryItaly
Year2017
Time94min
LanguageFilipino, English, Italian, German
SubtitlesJapanese
Story

Four men work secluded from the world; in an oil field in a desert in Texas, in a vessel travelling the ocean, in a strange anechoic chamber, and in a large concrete-reinforced pit. These men provide the basis for our daily lives. The objects that we take for granted every day begin and end their journey from unsettling industrial or scientific places. These men are monks, in temples of steel and concrete, carrying out their everyday rituals with phantoms in silence and solitude.

Highlight

This film was created for the Biennale College Cinema, a programme of Venice Biennale to create opportunities for young directors which initiated in 2012. Feature-length films are created on a budget of €150,000, to be presented at the Venice International Film Festival. The director, who is also a composer and photographer, cleverly uses words, music and sound to express the sadness of our bulimic lifestyle with impressive visuals. Winner of the NEXT:WAVE Best Feature Award at CPH:DOX (Copenhagen International Documentary Festival).

Directors info
Giorgio Ferrero

Giorgio Ferrero is a composer, director, film maker and photographer. He and Federico Biasin who is a dop, producer and film maker are the the italian winners of Biennale College 2016 at Venice Biennale. Giorgio has composed soundtracks for dozens of films, theatrical performances and installations, he collaborated with authors and artists such as Paolo Giordano, Daniele Gaglianone, Alba Rohrwacher, the De Serio brothers… At the 74th Venice Film Festival they presented their first feature film ‘Beautiful Things’, for which he signed direction and music. The film won the award for Best Italian Film according to the young under 26 jury and the best first feature award at Cph:Dox in Copenhagen. In Venice they also presented his first short film in virtual reality Denoise made during the shooting of the feature film.

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