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Imago Mortis (first feature)

Imago Mortis

Imago Mortis

Imago Mortis

original title:

IMAGO MORTIS

directed by:

cast:

Geraldine Chaplin, Lorenzo Pedrotti, Franco Pistoni, Alberto Amarilla, Alex Angulo, Leticia Dolera, Oona Chaplin

screenplay:

Stefano Bessoni, Luis Alejandro Berdejo

cinematography:

costume design:

music:

Zacarias M. de La Riva

production:

distribution:

country:

Italy

year:

2009

film run:

109'

format:

colour

release date:

16/01/2009

They say that in 1600s, long before the invention of photography, a scientist named Fumagalli, was obsessed with the idea of reproducing images. He discovered that by killing a victim and removing his eyeballs it was possible to reproduce on paper the last image imprinted on the person's retina. He named such tecnique "Thanatography". Today, the same kind of gruesome ritual and abominable crimes recur within the walls of an international school of cinema...