(ANSA) – TURIN, 28 NOV – From the love story between Bacchus and Ariadne in the famous Villa of the Mysteries to the ambiguous relationship between Leda and the Swan, from gladiator fights to the desperate search for the immortality of Poppea Sabina (second wife of emperor Nero), POMPEII. EROS E MITO by Pappi Corsicato docu-film that passes to the Turin Film Festival and will arrive at the cinema on 29, 30 November and 1 December, also stages and analyzes the lesser-known and more secret sides of the city. The same ones who in the eighteenth century led the Catholic Church to hide some of the most scandalous and gory artifacts recovered during the excavations.
Produced by Sky, Ballandi and Nexo Digital, in collaboration and with the scientific contribution of the Archaeological Park of Pompeii and with the participation of MANN, National Archaeological Museum of Naples, POMPEI. EROS E MYTH is still a journey that guides us back in time of two thousand years and where the myths and characters of antiquity are exposed.
Guide to this unique archaeological site in the world that UNESCO has included in the list of World Heritage Sites by Isabella Rossellini. His presence and his voice in fact accompany the spectators in a tight journey that will show how many myths and works found have bewitched and influenced artists such as Pablo Picasso and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The re-enactments of myths in a contemporary key created by Pappi Corsicato also enrich the path between history and art: Bacchus, Arianna, Teseo, Leda, just to name a few, wear modern clothes and are suspended in a time that belongs both to the past and to the present. , to show how much the legacy of Pompeii is still today a continuous source of artistic inspiration. (HANDLE).
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