The Ancient Forest

L'antica foresta
by Julian Temple Gran Bretagna 2002 2'

A family is quietly at home when suddenly chainsaws and bulldozers come crashing through the walls, destroying everything. The contrast between the family's shock and the contemplative images of lush ancient forests, whose surface areas have been depleted to 20% of their original expansion, serves as a denouncement of the wor ldwide devastation responsib le for destroying an area of forest the size of a soccer field every two seconds. With the ravaging of the world's forests, many species find themselves with no place to live, brutalized just as har shly as the quiet family in the beginning of the film. The Ancient Forest was commissioned b y Greenpeace.


Julian Temple


Gran Bretagna

Film submission

26° Festival


05 June - 11 June 2023

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