This episode features an audio essay on Alice Rohrwacher’s debut fiction feature Corpo celeste (Heavenly Body), a modern-day take on Marta (Martha) from the Bible. We also explore the film’s themes of the sacred and the profane, expectations vs. reality, and who “is” the church.
Plus, some quick news updates on the David di Donatello awards, film festivals, current events, and more.
This episode features the following music excerpt:
- “Un Bene dell’Anima” by Jovanotti