St. Moritz Art Film Festival


Matteo Parisini
Infinito. L’universo di Luigi Ghirri

2022 Color PG IT/en 01:13:03

Luigi Ghirri, an internationally renowned Italian photographer, wrote regularly throughout his life. His photography is reflected in his writing, which is both a poetic affirmation, an existential argument, a diary that questions the present. Starting from his writings, the documentary traces the crucial stages of the photographer's life. It is a journey through the provinces, a study of land, water, hills, infinite horizons. It is a research on his photographic work, conceived not in terms of a single image, but as an alphabet in which each image exists only thanks to the others. The companions on this journey are the artists Franco Guerzoni and Davide Benati, the art historian Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, the printer Arrigo Ghi, the photographer Gianni Leone, the musician Massimo Zamboni, and finally the family, which represented for Ghirri the feeling of belonging to an ordinary but united community. Stefano Accorsi gives voice to Ghirri's texts.

Matteo Parisini