Le Quattro Volte

  • 2010
  • Movie
  • Drama

Michelangelo Frammartino’s pseudo-documentary The Four Times (Le quattro volte) embodies the latest example of what might be termed “cinematic eclogues” -- highly poetic pastorally themed works that visually meditate on the connection between the land and its people. The parallels to the ancient Roman poems are particularly strong in this instance...read more

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02:01 — Michelangelo Frammartino's wondrous docu-essay traces the cycle of life through the daily rituals of life in the southern Italian region of Calabria.
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01:15 — Inspired by Pythagoras's belief in four-fold transmigration - by which the soul is passed from human to animal to vegetable to mineral - Michelangelo (more…)
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01:08 — An old shepherd lives his last days in a quiet medieval village perched high on the hills of Calabria, at the southernmost tip of Italy. He herds goat (more…)

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  • Released: 2010
  • Review: Michelangelo Frammartino’s pseudo-documentary The Four Times (Le quattro volte) embodies the latest example of what might be termed “cinematic eclogues” -- highly poetic pastorally themed works that visually meditate on the connection between the land and… (more)

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