Forty-five minutes of film reconstruction and original footage from the film library of the Club Alpino Italiano and the archives of the Mauri family. In it the directors describe a man - Carlo Mauri – who as he himself wrote in his autobiography “Quando il rischio è vita”, has lived his life on the edge of the impossible. A journey to the ends of the earth, which over the years has become for Mauro an increasingly courageous and lucid journey of self-discovery.
She lives in Lecco and works as an independent journalist and filmmaker. Since 1994 she has written for several newspapers and periodicals. After graduating in Political Science at the Statale University in Milano, she began to deal with news and foreign affairs and after two years with the magazine “Storia Illustrata”, she now writes for travel magazines, also doing photographic reports.
Marco Ongania was born in Lecco, near Milan, in 1977. After studying engineering, he went on to study directing at Milan’s Civic Film School. He has worked as director for a local theatre company since 2004. Between 2003 and 2008, he worked with the Province of Lecco’s Multimedia Centre, where he produced a range of short films with school pupils. In 2009, he founded Emofilm, where he has made advertisements, documentaries and shorts, as well as television and web reports.
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