- Release Date : 22 Jun, 2011
- Cast : John Turturro | Max Casella | Lina Sastri
- Genre : History | Music
- Language : English | Arabic | Italian
Passione is an ode by director John Turturro to the music of Naples, Italy. The gifted director brings out to the audience all that is special about the history and tradition of this volcanically active land.
Naples is not just another place where you’d go on a vacation and think that visiting it just once was enough! The history of Naples has a boundless stream of legends, myths and stories of love, jealousy, passion and social awakening. And the most interesting part is that each of these is beautifully depicted in the Neapolitan music. The unique style has had a tremendous impact on the field of music, worldwide. The movie features numerous solo and group artists, who are currently popular in the music industry of Naples, Italy. Some of them include Fausto Cigliano, Pietra Montecorvino, Peppe Barra, Mina, James Senese and Rosario Fiorello. Not only this, the movie also takes the audience down the history lane to feature some of the best archival music of artists like Massimo Ranieri, Sergio Bruni, Renato Carosone and Enrico Caruso. Watch Passione online to experience this musical adventure and to get the feel of the Italian zest for life. The movie is an exemplary attempt at unveiling the age old connection between the residents of Napoli and the music, over the ages.
The director often surprises the audience by appearing on the screen sporadically, sometimes as a tour guide and sometimes as an extra, during music shoots. Download Passione to watch this commendable work of art by the people of Napoli. From Napoli, with love.