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La Sapienza (2014)

Unrated | | Drama | 24 November 2014 (Italy)
At the height of his career, Alexandre decides to set off for Italy with the idea of completing of a book on Borromini. Along with his wife Alienor feels her relationship with Alexandre is ... See full summary »

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Alexandre Schmidt
Christelle Prot ...
Aliénor Schmidt (as Christelle Prot Landman)
Ludovico Succio ...
Goffredo
Arianna Nastro ...
Lavinia
Hervé Compagne ...
Ministre
Sabine Ponte ...
Isabelle
Gilles Tonnelé ...
Président du Conseil
Nathalie Chazeau ...
Femme au téléphone
Irene Fittabile ...
La mère
Michele Franco ...
Concierge de la Sapienza
Jon Firman ...
L'Australien
Mario Bois ...
Le réceptionniste
Clément Cogitore ...
André
Maria Chiara Malta ...
Maria Rosaria Vittori (as Chiara Malta)
Sébastien Laudenbach ...
Thomas Gridaine
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At the height of his career, Alexandre decides to set off for Italy with the idea of completing of a book on Borromini. Along with his wife Alienor feels her relationship with Alexandre is gradually slipping away. Along the way they meet siblings Goffredo and Lavinia. Gofffredo is about to embark in architectural studies. A story of rediscover the joys of life and overcoming anxiety. Written by TV

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Magnificat à 6 voix
Composed by Claudio Monteverdi
Performed by Concerto Italiano
Directed by Rinaldo Alessandrini
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La Sapienza

This is an excellent film. I look forward to seeing it a second time as there is so much to absorb/think about. What is unique is that the director chose to not develop the plot in a traditional manner. It is somewhat of a cross between a drama and a documentary. The present day characters serve to help us understand what the director wants to convey. The rogerebert.com review and an article and review on the New York Times site are useful to read before watching the film.

La Sapienza is a film about having knowledge about the past and the present, about people and relationships, and places to achieve a better, satisfying life. It is not accident that it is about knowledge as the Italian word Sapienza derives from the Italian verb sapere, to know.


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