Country: Italy
Year: 1995
Duration: 8'


Images of different pasts - abandoned factories, the body, and war - draw the parameters of the mental geographic space where memory dwells. This video is inspired by Massimo Lai's paintings.

Biography

film director

Alessandro Amaducci

Alessandro Amaducci (Turin, 1967), has graduated with a final essay on videoart. Since 1988 he has been working at Centro Arti Visive Archimede in Turin, giving workshops on video, special courses for elementary and middle schools, video and theatrical activities for handicapped people. At the moment he is teaching video in courses funded by the EU, for the Istituto Europeo di Design and for the DAMS in Turin. Since 1991 he has been working with the Archivio Nazionale Cinematografico della Resistenza, making documentaries on Second World War, on Resistance, on working class' struggles and other themes concerning the activity of the Archivio. Since 1992 he has been organising evenings on Italian and foreign video art. In 1995-96 he has worked with Juvarra Theatre in Turin to put on stage some multimedia shows. Since 1999 he has been working with different musical and theatrical situations.

FILMOGRAFIA

Idrogenesi (cm, 1989), Transit (cm, 1990), Materia grigia (cm, 1990), Odio (cm, 1990), L'urlo (cm, 1991), Fantasmi (cm, 1991), Work in Progress (doc., 1992), Alda Bianco, una staffetta partigiana (doc., 1992), Senz'altro sentire (cm, 1993), Aleph-Taw, memorie dello sterminio (doc., 1993), Voci di donna (cm, 1993), Illuminazioni - Arthur Rimbaud (cm, 1994), Casa matta (cm, 1994), Il giudizio di Norimberga (doc., 1994), Decoder (cm, 1994), Crash (cm, 1994), Cattedrali della memoria (cm, 1995), Acherontia atropos (cm, 1995), Le stagioni della Resistenza (doc., 1995), Dybbuk, memorie dei campi (doc., 1996), Contaminazione (cm, 1996), Tribe (cm, 1996), Spiriti liberi (cm, 1996), Solo per i tuoi occhi (cm, 1996), Il minotauro (cm, 1996), Fools and Dolts (cm, 1997), Alcina (mm, 1997), Antonio Gramsci, gli anni torinesi (doc., 1997), Scarlet Woman (cm, 1998), Baron Samedi (cm, 1998), The Awakening of the Beast (cm, 1998), Night of the Living Death (1998), Immaginare e cooperare (mm, 1999), Spoon River 1 (cm, 1998), MGZ Dance Party (1999), Spoon River 2 (cm, 2000), Il funambolo (cm, 2000), Beat Parade (2000), Spoon River 3 (cm, 2001), Soundscapes (2001), Spalsh! (doc., 2001), Il linguaggio della televisione (doc., 2001), Let the Panic Begin (2001), Yel, la voce della foresta (mm, 2001), Taraf de Haidouks & Sergio Berardo, con immagini e letture di Davide Ferrario (2001), Squarci di buio (2001), Q33NYUSA (2001), Spoon River (2002), Love Song (cm, 2002), Attacco psichico (2002), Solo (2002), Glocal (mm, 2002), Schermi di luce (2002), Che fine ha fatto Baby Love? (2003), Hitler Garden (2003), Corpi elettrici (2003).

Cast

& Credits

Regia, sceneggiatura, fotografia e montaggio: Alessandro Amaducci.
Music: Dead Can Dance, This Mortal Coil.
Production company: Cooperativa 28 Dicembre, via Fabro 6, 10122 Torino, tel. +39-011-535470, fax +39-011-539274.
Italian distribution: Alessandro Amaducci, via Leonardo Da Vinci 28, 10126 Torino, tel. +39-011-6634860, fax +39-011-539274.
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