The last standing

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The last standing (La Memoria degli ultimi)

The last standing (La Memoria degli ultimi)

original title:

LA MEMORIA DEGLI ULTIMI

directed by:

screenplay:

cinematography:

country:

Italy

year:

2013

film run:

75'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (13/07/2013)

Before 
being 
the 
story 
of 
a 
simple 
physical 
journey, 
LA 
MEMORIA 
DEGLI 
ULTIMI 
i s
much 
 rather 
an 
emotional 
ride. Tthis 
work 
deeply 
sinks 
back
 into
 the
 memory
 of
 both
 War
 and
 Resistance,
 through
 eyes
 and
 lives
 of
 seven
 former
 partisans. At
 first,
 the
 physical
 journey
 deals
 with
 seeking
 the
 last
 surivors
 of
 the
 Resistance,
 but
 soon 
it
 turns
 out 
to 
be
 an 
emotional 
path 
across 
feelings, 
memories 
and 
emotions, 
all
 belonging
 to
 a
 generaJon
 who
 firmly
 hoped
 and
 believed
 in
 the
 future.
 Those
 people
 sacrificed
 their 
youth
 to 
something 
that 
was 
felt 
to 
be 
too 
important 
to 
be 
given 
up.
The
 characters 

are 
considered 
to 
be
 “the 
last
 ones”
 
because
 of
 the
 unresponsive
 and
 unenthousiastic
 present
 we
 live
 in.
 It
 seems
 that
 the
 Memory
 of
 our
 Country
 has 
been 
put
 aside,
 in
 order
 to 
manipulate 
it 
and
 to 
wipe 
it 
out.
 The
 outcoming 
portrait
 clearly
 and 
bitterly 
contrasts
 with 
our 
society, 
which
 is
 rid 
of 
any
 awareness
 of
 its
 roots
 and
 origines.
 Did
 we
 lose
 the
 meaning
 of
 values
 that
 we
 should
 keep
as
 an 
everlasting
 and 
fundamental
 teaching?