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Documentary - Completed 2010

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.

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • 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.
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