Blue Hour Tales | 2020 – 2021
“Country Mysteries: Blue Hour Tales” comes from the need to tell the echoes of the places I belong to, through a subjective interpretation that evokes the charm and mystery of the rural places. This story develops through the images of the Italian countryside where I come from, Garfagnana valley, an area located in the northern part of Tuscany.
Latching on to the cinematographic and literary tradition that combines liminal places and mystery novels, “Country Mysteries: Blue Hour Tales” turns into a contemporary narrative that puts together cinematic staged photography and documentation of everyday mystery, subjective and objective points of view.
There is a mystery that permeates the everyday landscape; the same mystery that has been living for centuries in the woods and in the mountains.
The young protagonists of this story try to understand the enigmatic language of rural scenery and face the impossibility of communication with it. The subjects seem to be immortalized in a situation of apparent stillness, when the action turns into a kind of external and internal investigation.
“Country Mysteries: Blue Hour Tales” is a path between fiction and reality, between identity and territory, a collection of pictures of a motionless tale.