The Garden That Doesn't Exist

    • Rä di Martino
    • Italy
    • 53 min
    • European Premiere
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    Once upon a time there was a garden, a place of pilgrimage, a safe haven: it's The Garden of the Finzi Continis, that came to life in Giorgio Bassani's 1962 bestseller recounting the rise of fascism in Italy and the disappearance of a Jewish family from Ferrara. Sixty years later, in The Garden That Doesn't Exist, reality and fiction come together once again, as the documentary plays with history, the book and the characters from the novel, by making it resonate with the imaginations of viewers and readers of yesterday and today, for whom the fictional space of the garden is so tangible that it becomes a physical space


    Rä di Martino
    Matteo Frittelli for Alto Piano
    Estelle Fialon for Les Films du Poisson, ARTE France
    Involved TV Channel
    ARTE France


    World Sales
    Arianna Castoldi for Mediawan
    Festival Handling
    Matteo Frittelli for Alto Piano

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