Award of Merit – “To A God Unknown” (Italy)

Title: To A God Unknown
Runtime: 9 min
Country: Italy
Director: Samantha Casella
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: June, 2020

Synopsis: A journey within some poetic verses by Sergey Esenin and Arthur Rimbaud intertwining with a novel by John Steinbeck. To join each other are primordial elements such as the water, blood, fire, love, God.

A deeper reading key suggests that the three chapters deals the theme of ritual sacrifice in honor of love, God and sacredness.

The “time” is the matrix of the human life in the world.

But if the time blend himself with the divine, every clocks is annihilated.