The Children Of The Vesuvius

  • 8 10
  • 2013
  • 28min
The Children Of The Vesuvius
  • Original Title: Le creature del Vesuvio (2013)

This essay documentary conveis what it means to have been raised in Naples. It is Christianity, volcanoes, and the Camorra that shape the children of Vesuvius' games.

The Children Of The Vesuvius

AWARDS: Best Short Documentary. Napoli Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: 41 Parallelo Screenings NYC/ Duisburg Film Festival/ Hamburg Film Festival/ Munich International Documentary Film Festival

The Children Of The Vesuvius. The descendents of Naples

The Camorra clan has been dominating the city of Naples for centuries. By now it is part of people's everyday life and it's tolerated like an unavoidable and naturally given reality by most part of the population.

The film's essayistic way of storytelling enters the hermetic space and makes the city's archaic structures of power perceptible.

Martin Prinoth
Martin Prinoth Director

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