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ARCHES : Église Madonna della Difesa

ARCHES : Église Madonna della Difesa

Luigi Capasso

Canada | 2022 | 6 min
French |
Subtitles: English
This short film unites music and architecture by presenting the Madonna della Difesa church, in the heart of Little Italy in Montreal. A symbolic monument of the Italo-Quebec community, this church, which was built in 1918, contains exceptional frescoes by the artist Guido Nincheri. To celebrate the deep faith of early 20th-century Italian immigrants, Montreal vocal and solo ensemble Les Rugissants sings Ermanno Wolf-Ferraris gripping Passione, which presents the death of Christ from the perspective of his mother, the Virgin Mary.

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Artistic Direction Xavier Brossard-Ménard
Director Luigi Capasso
Production Manager Solange Grimard
Camera Luigi Capasso, Marion Chuniaud
Sound Simon Bellefleur
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Luigi Capasso

Luigi Capasso

Available in French only

Luigi Capasso est un réalisateur et photographe italien résidant à Montréal. Après des études académiques en peinture et en photographie à l’Académie des Beaux-Arts de Naples, il s’installe au Canada en 2013 où il commence à travailler comme directeur de la photographie et directeur pour la publicité.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Selected films:
Symposium (2020)
everything is life (2019)
Roma Cinema Doc (2020)
Art Libre (2019)
Distance (2017)

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