In Focus: Alberto Grifi

Autoritratto Auschwitz / L'occhio è per così dire l'evoluzione biologica di una lagrima

Self-Portrait Auschwitz / The Eye Is so to Speak the Biological Evolution of a Tear
Alberto Grifi
I 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 2007
35min
V'12

Again the prison, again the mistreatment of a young prisoner. What appeared on screen in MICHELE ALLA RICERCA DELLA FELICITÀ is now read by a voice over. The tragedy of the oppression of man by man is sublimated in the images of the concentration camp of Auschwitz, edited with shots of Antonioni’s IL DESERTO ROSSO, in which Monica Vitti repeatedly tries to cry but doesn’t succeed. Alberto Grifi’s last film is also his theoretical testament.

Credits
  • Alessandra Vanzi
  • Alberto Grifi
  • Lorenzo Grifi
  • Ivan Grifi
  • Massimo Zomparelli
  • Alberto Grifi
Alberto Grifi
Associazione Culturale Alberto Grifi
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