Chasing The Wind

  • 9.3 10
  • 2014
  • 56min
Chasing The Wind
  • Italian
  • English

Karine is a professional embalmer. As the one in charge of freezing life in an inert body, every day is a battle for perfection and against death.

Chasing The Wind
  • Italian
  • English
Awards

AWARDS: Special Jury Prize. Salerno Doc Festival-Competition/ Best Mid Length Documentary. Cinema Verité Iran International Documentary Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Visions du Réel/ Filmmaker Festival- Prospettive/ Longlake Festival-Panorama, Pärnu International Film Festival-International/ Competition, Genova Film Festival-Documentary Competition/ Raccordo-Competition, DOCIT/AWARD, Cinema On The Bayou Festival/ Documentary Competition, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival-New Docs/ Film Festival-Raccontare il Reale.

Chasing The Wind. The days of an embalmer

She is one of the best at that job. She thinks herself as a gambler playing with the decease. She tries to steal some moments from death, before nothingness.

But this game could end up becoming an unattainable pursuit of the perfection.

Production Companies

Filippo Ticozzi