Wednesday 16 November ad Arezzo the book “The Luminous Mystery – Marco Filiberti’s Parsifal“, Published by De Luca Art Publishers. The volume that crosses the cinematographic work Parsifalwritten and directed by Marco Filibertiis edited by Anton Giulio Onofrimakes use of a rich collection of photographs by Francesca Cassaroawarded the prize as “Best photographic series of cinema” at the prestigious “CliCiak Scatti di Cinema Award – National Competition for Stage Photographers, XXV Edition 2022”, and contains critical interventions by Giovanni Bogani, Marco Filiberti, Anton Giulio Onofri, Luigi Pruneti And Paul Senhal.
The meeting will be held at the Eden Cinema (Via Antonio Guadagnoli, 2) at 20.00in the presence of the director, some interpreters of the film and the moderator Simone Emiliani (Well-known journalist and editorial director of the Sentieri Selvaggi magazine).
The meeting will be an opportunity to retrace the steps of a masterpiece presented in Italian cinemas in September 2021, whose long-awaited release was received by critics with enthusiastic acclaim. Evidence of this, given that Parsifal by Marco Filiberti, produced by Dedalus, it was among the eighteen Italian films in selection for the Academy Awards, and won all the festivals in which it appeared, including the 39th edition of the prestigious Flickers’ Rhode Island Film.
After the presentation of the book, it will be possible to enjoy the vision of the film, considered an important and passionate project of “total work of art”, an initiatory journey that leads to the heart of the mystery of our lives, where spirituality and desire come almost as far as to merge into each other.
To the Parsifal Two volumes have already been dedicated: the first, “My Parsifal: the fulfillment of a myth ” (Titivillus, 2020), investigates the literary and philosophical aspects of the work, the second, “The Grailic flow “ (Zecchini, 2021), explores the musical sphere.
This third publication, published by De Luca Editori d’Arte, a publishing house of reference in the art and cinema sector (favored by Franco Zeffirelli and many others), is the most ambitious from a graphic point of view and is entirely dedicated to visual aspects of the Parsifalwith particular attention to the numerous iconographic and iconological meanings expressed within the cinematographic work.
The volume includes, in addition to the critical interventions cited, the “work notes” from Mauro Toscano, Livia Borgognoni And Daniele Gelsirespectively director of photography, set designer and costume designer of the film.
“The Luminous Mystery – Marco Filiberti’s Parsifal”Is a true art catalog accompanied by 160 high definition color photographs, a precious and transmedia object that, in 200 pages, embraces all the arts, from photography to cinema, from theater to music celebrated by Wagnerian opera. The text is in two languages, Italian and English, to accompany the sensual work of Marco Filiberti on his journey across the border.