Today the team behind Parthenope held a press conference to discuss the film’s release. Paolo Sorrentino discussed the vision behind the film as well as the creative process bringing it to fruition. He emphasized the personal nature of the film as a representation of the city in which he grew up.

 

“(Parthenope) does not judge, as a city doesn’t. She’s a mirror of the city where I grew up.”

 

They went on to discuss the asthetics and thematic nuances of the film, The lead cinematographer Daraia D’Antonio saying “There were three ideas that accompanied me during the making of the film; beauty, mystery and freedom.”

 

The film premiered yesterday and will compete alongside others to win the esteemed Palme D’or.

The press conference can be found below.

Today the team behind Parthenope held a press conference to discuss the film’s release. Paolo Sorrentino discussed the vision behind the film as well as the creative process bringing it to fruition. He emphasized the personal nature of the film as a representation of the city in which he grew up.
 
“(Parthenope) does not judge, as a city doesn’t. She’s a mirror of the city where I grew up.”
 
They went on to discuss the asthetics and thematic nuances of the film, The lead cinematographer Daraia D’Antonio saying “There were three ideas that accompanied me during the making of the film; beauty, mystery and freedom.”
 
The film premiered yesterday and will compete alongside others to win the esteemed Palme D’or.
The press conference can be found below.  Read More