Carlo Scarpa and Aldo Rossi: Masters of Poetry and Memory

Carlo Scarpa and Aldo Rossi: Masters of Poetry and Memory

Directed by: Francesco Conversano e Nene Grignaffini
Searching for an Architecture beyondtime limitations.

Italian with Eng Subs

PLOT : The film is the portrait of two masters of Italian architecture,extremely different in training and vision, both in search of an architecture that transcends time: Aldo Rossi seemed to find the answers in the abstract thought of things, Carlo Scarpa in the concrete way of putting them into light.The part dedicated toAldo Rossi was also created inside the “Palazzo della Ragione”in Padua, where, in 2019, the exhibition “Aldo Rossi and Reason” was held. The past and memory, monuments and what remains of people’swork over time are among the dominant themes of the Milanese architect, the first Italian to receive the PritzkerArchitecturePrize in 1990, the so-called Nobel Prize for architecture. Aldo Rossi was a complex figure in the Italian architecture of the second half of the 1900s,also thanks to the importanceof his thought and theoretical elaboration, as well as to the impact that his writings have. In search of permanent values in architecture, he became a master for generations.

Francesco Conversano e Nene Grignaffini. Francesco Conversano and Nene Grignaffini have been collaborating with Rai for many years as creators, directors and producers with the Movie movie, the small factory they founded in Bologna that has been operating for over 30 years in the field of film production, making documentaries and reportages, privileging the "author documentary" as a place and genre in which to experiment with new languages and different narrative forms. In 2018 Conversano and Grignaffini directed and produced, with the supervision of the architect Michael Obrist of the University of Vienna, a three-part series entitled "The Three Architects. Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies Van Der Rohe, Gio Ponti ”, also premiered at the Milan Triennale in 2019 and subsequently at the Maxxi in Rome.

Length 0h 59min

Distribution Rai Fiction
Production Movie Movie per RAI Cultura-RAI 5

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