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Il principe di Montenevoso

2013
26m
Documentary
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Cast

Director

Sergej Grguric

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Synopsis

D'Annunzio was more than a poet, a writer, a dramaturg; he was a politician, too. And that's how in 1919 with a group of legionaries he enters Rijeka, according to him "the city of life", declaring its independency and founding the Charter of Carnaro. "One of the most modern constitutions of the twentieth century - asserts Giordano Bruno Guerri - up to date even now; here D'Annunzio imagines an ideal city where beauty, music and liberty rein." The Special presents a little known political D'Annunzio, an intellectual who became active but didn't neglect his being a poet, aesthete, ideal lover, star of the twentieth century, marketing man before the term was invented (in order to sell his second poetry collection, he spread the word that he died falling from a horse). After Rijeka he returns to Italy in what will be the "Vittoriale of the Italians", full of his life between pictures, tacky artwork, dandy clothes, and relics of love but also of literature. A production realized by Maremosso for Sky Arte HD exclusively, which broadcasted it in 2013 on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the death of Gabriele D'Annunzio.

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