Il senso della bellezza

Valerio Jalongo
Switzerland, Italy, 75 min
World premiere

From one cave to another. In prehistoric times, human beings would leave paintings in caves to show their amazement and admiration for the complexity of the world. These reproductions of natural forms were the results of an act of creation and also of mystical gestures which appropriated the soul of things. In another gigantic and modern den, the immense CERN laboratory, the same thing is happening today, a combination of enthralled exploration of the cosmos and an attempt to control it. Valerio Jalongo’s film tackles the big questions that have fascinated poets, artists and philosophers since the dawn of time. Who are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going? The scientists at CERN attempt to answer them through machines that explore matter and search for the origins of life. In their conversations or their words to camera, the meaning of existence thus seems to become a pure question of the laws of physics and mathematical formulae. If only for solving the mystery of the universe a sixth sense is necessary. That of beauty…

Luciano Barisone

Duration
75 min
Year
2017
Country
Switzerland, Italy
Sections
Films W/O World Sales
Helvétiques
Premiere
World premiere
Languages
English, Italian
Subtitles
English, French
Production
Tiziana SoudaniLetizia ManciniRSI Radiotelevisione SvizzeraSRG SSRLa Frontera Video & Film (Switzerland)RAI Cinema (Italy)
Sales Contact
Tiziana Soudaniamka@amka.ch+41919674076

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