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Le Bleu miraculeux

A Feature film by Alessandra Ceresia

Produced by Zeugma Films

Production year : 2017

    Synopsis

    Firstly, there is a bruise. A blue haematoma on the left cheek.
    The bruise flaunted by the Mother of us all, who has been sitting for centuries on the slopes of Vesuvius, very calmly, on a sea of magma. With her bruise and her pain. The Madonna dell’Arco.
    Venerated by the people who claim her, and talk to her in dialect using the familiar thou form, the Madonna of the Arch is the absolute star of a totally Italian myth, a bruise which has generated hysteria, thrashing about, seizures and delirious mass scenes for centuries: a “rave party” for the poor and the suffering, who recognise themselves in this bruise and implore it for divine mercy.
    The portrait of a completely miserable country, unable to heal its injuries, is structured around this bruise, and one slowly penetrates into the disordered anatomy of an Italy that keeps sinking under everyone’s eyes, always waiting for a miracle.
    At the centre of the story, are five characters who will probably never meet (or will just, by a hair's breath).

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Zeugma Films

    Foreign production company :

    La Sarraz Pictures

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    Full credits (2)

    Director of Photography :

    François Chambe

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Production language :

    Italian

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2017

    French release :

    Runtime :

    1 h 23 min

    Current status :

    Approval :

    Color type :

    Color