I morti rimangono con la bocca aperta
Emiliano Marrocchi, Domenico D’Addabbo, Fabio Fusco, Olimpia Bonato, Antonio Sinisi
1944. Central Apennine Mountains. The snowy landscape is witness to the flight of four hunted partisans. As they wind through the snowstorm in search of shelter, they meet a young girl.
What do the dead tell us and why do we hardly ever listen to them? They are always telling us something … even about our present, a fixed white Plane. Of course, images could help us as long as they abstain from saying. Then, perhaps, they will finally be able to experience the pulsations of life at the very moment it occurs and make us feel that our great
fears never come from the future but from the past, as Primo Levi reminds us. I consider film to be a process, it serves me to ask myself new questions about life and about my life: the decisions I make, how I see and live, what it really means to see the world one’s self while trying to see one’s self as best possible from the outside…