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An intimate tour of the Italian way of life
What is it like to live surrounded by beauty, steeped in culture and tradition, immersed in style, creativity, and history? With spectacular cinematography, evocative music, and interviews with Francis Ford Coppola and others, this three-part series takes you inside Italy today--a place where everyday life is an art form.
Narrated by award-winning actor Paul Sorvino and broadcast on public television, Brava Italia tours la bella Italia from the streets to the skies, bustling cities to peaceful hill towns, and snowcapped Alps to sun-kissed shores.
INCLUDES THREE PROGRAMS
The Proud Tradition Italy is a country that honors family history and celebrations, local crafts, rituals, and food and wine.
The Beautiful Life The cultural legacy of Italy includes Romanesque cathedrals, the art of Michelangelo, the voyages of Columbus, and a uniquely Italian zest for life.
The Eternal Country As Italy reinvents itself, the skills and spirit of those who have lived before provide a guide to the future.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE bonus segments from the program Visions of Italy.
I bought this for my Mother-in-law. It can be hard to buy for older women but this was a real hit. She reported that its a great combination of history and romance.Published 8 months ago by Debbie Odom
Magnificently filmed. A great blend of history and the contemporary. Paul Sorvino's narrative borders on the poetic. If you ever want a virtual reality trip to Italy, this is it.Published 8 months ago by Lee
With a tremendous desire to travel to Italy myself, I watch any dvd about Italy that I can get my hands on! I bought this dvd on sale at Amazon for approx. Read morePublished on March 26, 2012 by Kelly Craner
How could anyone not like this wonderful documentary! I would recommend it in a heart beat to anyone planning a trip to Italy, or someone who can only dream of going. Read morePublished on April 1, 2011 by Ninette B. Latronica