Genres: Natural History
Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes
For many villagers of Stromboli, the volcano is both its Soul, and at the same time, a monster. And for some of them, the view of the volcano, was the last of their lives.
During the great eruptions of 1930… Maria lost her grandfather. For many years, Maria has hoped that Grandpa is still alive.
The fisherman, the philosopher, the cook… they're all dependent, bound to the mountain – a life in the unknown.
This is Maria’s story… and a little bit of Stromboli's too.
The Documentary was shot in nativ 3D from 2013 to 2019.
Director, Editor and Producer Hanspeter Aliesch, Switzerland. Early years: journalist, news cameraman for Swiss television. After founding the Film Production Company MUVI AG, Zürich in 1986 he has won many international awards for commercial and corporate videos.
2010 and 2012 two documentary’s in Burma, Myanmar.
Awards „Best Documentary Feature“ in Seoul, South Korea and Belgium "Prix Lumiere" for s3D.
"Encounter in a Forgotten Country" 3D, Myanmar, sales to Netflix, Samsung worldwide, China, Brazil, England and many more.
Director/Writer - Hanspeter Aliesch
Writer - Rainer Leimeroth
Writer - Christoph von Zastrow