Lions of Lissa 

| Adventure, History
Shedding a new light in the deepest depths of the Adriatic sea, a modern fairy tale that renews the spirit of underwater exploration.


Nicolò Bongiorno

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Updated: 30 November 2018
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Nicolò Bongiorno ... Underwater explorer
Josko Bozanic Josko Bozanic ... Himself
Roberto Anglisani Roberto Anglisani ... Persano
Roberto Rinaldi Roberto Rinaldi ... Himself
Veljano Zanki Veljano Zanki ... Himself


"The Lions of Lissa" is the second chapter of the trilogy of "human adventure" exploration documentaries written and directed by Nicolò Bongiorno. Its based on the backdrop of the story of the legendary "battle of Lissa" (1866), the first fleet battle ever involving Ironclad warships, which triggered a fundamental geopolitical junction for several European nations in the context of the "Italian Risorgimento". Crossing the boundaries of genres between the classical films of naturalistic exploration, and the literary Greek "circumnavigation Periplo's" that combined real history and imagined history, the story is represented as a poetic and personal tale full of action and wonder, in a mosaic of visual, historical, anthropological and mythological references. The documentary team has achieved an underwater photography work of the highest technical value, shedding a new light on the spirit of underwater exploration and from the point of view of naval archaeological history carrying out a ... Written by Nicolò Bongiorno

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Adventure | History




Italy | Croatia


Italian | English | Croatian

Also Known As:

La leggenda della battaglia di Lissa See more »

Filming Locations:

Croatia See more »

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Allegria See more »
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