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From the Pole to the Equator

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Genre:Documentary
Release Date:January 1, 1986
Running time:96 minutes
Director:Yervant Gianikian, Angela Ricci Lucchi

Description: The directors took three years to complete this 96-minute documentary of the works of Italian filmmaker Luca Comerico (1874-1940). The court photographer filmed the landing of Italian marines in Libya in 1911. Animal safaris to the South Pole, India, Russia, and Africa are also shown. The time-consuming task of the directors involved taking still photographs of more than half a million frames from the original film negative. This feature appeared in 1987 at the Chicago and Edinburgh Film Festivals.~ Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide

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