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From the Sky
[English & Italian Text]

Photography By Guido Alberto Rossi
February 2009
Mondadori Electa, Milan, Italy
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9788837068660
240 Pages, 250 Color Plates

$115.00 Hardcover

An extraordinary collection of photographs of the southern Italian region of Basilicata taken from the air, portrays the splendid landscape of the region in the four seasons of the year. The photographs, divided into geographical areas, are accompanied by quotations by journalists and from the international press about the region, but also by famous people who have special links to Basilicata: Francis Ford Coppolo (originally Lucanian), Mel Gibson who used the 'Sassi' of Matera as the backdrop for his film The Passion, and who is soon to shoot another film in Basilicata abour the bandit Carmine Crocco and banditry in southern Italy, Gabriele Salvatores, Claudio Abbado and Carlo Levi.

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