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‘Divine Comedy’: Journeying through truth and love


DIVINE Comedy begins with a book and ends with a book. And, in the 27-plus-minute short film of Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, Dante Per Nostra Fortuna/Dante, Our Luck, Dante Alighieri’s eternal masterpiece is introduced with a little boy reading a book, which turns out to be the commedia. In between is a dense, complex and complicated journey through love, truth, desire and back to love again. The film, in a way, reintroduced us to Purgatory, Hell and Paradise as no more sites of trespasses than tunnels through which we get to learn again the lessons about love. Through words and through bodies. Read more...