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Completed - Documentary - 95 minutes

Log Line

A musical journey to Naples, one of the biggest jukeboxes in the world, with a treasure chest of songs from the 1200s to present day.







Previous markets

  • Toronto 2010 (Premiere)
  • AFM 2010 (Screening)
  • Berlin EFM 2011 (Screening)
Full history

Year of production : 2010

Director(s) : John TURTURRO

Synopsis

There are places that you go to, and once is enough. And then there is Napoli. We journey through one of the biggest of jukeboxes in the world, a treasure chest of songs, from 1200 to now, conjuring distant stories and myths that still live, a repertoire that speaks of love, sex, jealousy, crime, poverty, irony, superstition, and social protest. Each song is a small screenplay, an emotional postcard sent from a city by the forces driving it.
Passione is a musical adventure that comes directly out of the people, the walls that surround them, and the land they inhabit.

Production

Country(ies) : ITALY

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