The Salt of the Earth by Wenders in Italy with Officine UBU
by Camillo de Marco
- CANNES 2014: The documentary on Sebastião Salgado by the great German director was well received by the festival’s audience. In Italian movie theatres end of August
Starting on August 28, Officine UBU will distribute across Italy new documentary by Wim Wenders, The Salt of the Earth [+see also:
film profile], made together with Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and presented yesterday in its global premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, in the Un Certain Regard section.
The Salt of the Earth tells the universal, poetic and creative story of a great artist of our times, photographer Sebastião Salgado.
Produced by David Rosier for Decia Films in co-production with Andrea Gambetta for Solares Art Foundation and Lèlia Wanick for Amazonas Images, the film by the German director who won the Palme d’Or in 1984 for Paris, Texas was applauded at great length at the end of its screening. International sales will be taken care of by Le Pacte.
(Translated from Italian)