In 2015, a theatrical company from Modena, decided to bring onstage one of the greatest novels in the history of literature. Moby Dick by Herman Melville. The show immediately exhibits all its complexity, and in the following three years it will jeopardize the very future of the company. A theatrical machine of eight tons and thirteen meters high, that moves within an open square, with one hundred between actors and participants.
It is the story of Teatro dei Venti and the gestation of a monstrous work, of crossing destinies, of storms falling on hopes of women and men. But it is also the story of all of us, of our dreams and our obsessions. To have a reason to live or die for.
Raffaele Manco (Naples in 1982) produced and directed various indipendent short films and documentaries. Among his works: “Ci vediamo presto” (Best Short Film at the Festival “Cinema and Psychoanalysis 2009”), “Il colpo” on the first experiments of Guglielmo Marconi, “H24-Cops In The Mirror” and “Il grano e la volpe”.
Director and editor of reportage for Rai, Current Tv, Sole24Ore, he works like a film-maker for Rai3 television programs like Report, Presa diretta, Quante storie and La grande storia.