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Umberto Eco: La bibliothèque du monde

Umberto Eco: La bibliothèque du monde

Davide Ferrario

Italy | 2022 | 1 h 20 min
Italian |
Subtitles: French
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Available on ARTS.FILM from April 19, 2024

Umberto Ecos private library was a world of its own: over 30,000 contemporary books and 1,500 rare and ancient volumes. With the assistance of his family, Davide Ferrario describes a unique place and attempts to capture and represent Eco’s cherished universal idea of a library as the memory of the world”.
Festival de Rome 2022
Director Davide Ferrario

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Davide Ferrario

Davide Ferrario

David Ferrario is a contemporary Italian screenwriter, writer, and director. He made his directorial debut with the short film Non date da mangiare agli animali in 1987, followed by the feature film La fine della notte in 1989. He worked as a screenwriter with Daniel Segre on the documentary Occhi che videro in 1989, then the film Manila Paloma Blanca in 1992, which won the Golden Tulip at the Istanbul International Film Festival in 1993. In 1999, he wrote the screenplay for the film In principio erano le mutande directed by Anna Negri. Davide Ferrario writes most of his films, which are rarely released outside Italy. In 2004, he directed Dopo mezzanotte, which was presented at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005.

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