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Palio

by John Hunt | 01 October 2015
Category: Films Cinema & DVD
PALIO is the official publication launched in conjunction with the release of the award-winning filmThe Palio, the famous bare-back horse race, is the most important event in Siena, taking place on July 2 and August 16 every yearDirected by Cosima Spender, written by John Hunt, and produced by James Gay-Rees, the producer or AMY"A compelling tale of Italian community, machismo, bribery and ambition." Financial Times The Greatest Story Never Told PALIO is a richly illustrated celebration of the legendary horse race which has united the people of Siena for centuries. Showcasing never before seen imagery from specially commissioned photography, together with epic film stills and rare archival images, PALIO is Italy in microcosm. This authoritative volume explains not only the civic ritualism and rich symbolism of this extraordinary event, but how "the game" is played both on and off the racetrack. For the "assassin" jockeys and the passionate Sienese - il Palio e vita - the Palio is life. PALIO is the official publication launched in conjunction with the release of award-winning film, PALIO, directed by Cosima Spender, written by John Hunt and Cosima Spender, and produced by John Hunt and James Gay-Rees. Contents: The Palio; Foreword; Introduction; An 800-Year Old Race; The Contrade; The Drappellone; The Festival of the Palio; Countdown to the Race; The Day of the Race; Horses and Jockeys; Palio-inspired Culture; Facts and Figures.
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PALIO is the official publication launched in conjunction with the release of the award-winning filmThe Palio, the famous bare-back horse race, is the most important event in Siena, taking place on July 2 and August 16 every yearDirected by Cosima Spender, written by John Hunt, and produced by James Gay-Rees, the producer or AMY"A compelling tale of Italian community, machismo, bribery and ambition." Financial Times The Greatest Story Never Told PALIO is a richly illustrated celebration of the legendary horse race which has united the people of Siena for centuries. Showcasing never before seen imagery from specially commissioned photography, together with epic film stills and rare archival images, PALIO is Italy in microcosm. This authoritative volume explains not only the civic ritualism and rich symbolism of this extraordinary event, but how "the game" is played both on and off the racetrack. For the "assassin" jockeys and the passionate Sienese - il Palio e vita - the Palio is life. PALIO is the official publication launched in conjunction with the release of award-winning film, PALIO, directed by Cosima Spender, written by John Hunt and Cosima Spender, and produced by John Hunt and James Gay-Rees. Contents: The Palio; Foreword; Introduction; An 800-Year Old Race; The Contrade; The Drappellone; The Festival of the Palio; Countdown to the Race; The Day of the Race; Horses and Jockeys; Palio-inspired Culture; Facts and Figures.
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5 - 7 working days
Eligible for free delivery
189 Reward Points

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

€63.00
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5 - 7 working days
Eligible for free delivery
189 Reward Points

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

Product Description

PALIO is the official publication launched in conjunction with the release of the award-winning filmThe Palio, the famous bare-back horse race, is the most important event in Siena, taking place on July 2 and August 16 every yearDirected by Cosima Spender, written by John Hunt, and produced by James Gay-Rees, the producer or AMY"A compelling tale of Italian community, machismo, bribery and ambition." Financial Times The Greatest Story Never Told PALIO is a richly illustrated celebration of the legendary horse race which has united the people of Siena for centuries. Showcasing never before seen imagery from specially commissioned photography, together with epic film stills and rare archival images, PALIO is Italy in microcosm. This authoritative volume explains not only the civic ritualism and rich symbolism of this extraordinary event, but how "the game" is played both on and off the racetrack. For the "assassin" jockeys and the passionate Sienese - il Palio e vita - the Palio is life. PALIO is the official publication launched in conjunction with the release of award-winning film, PALIO, directed by Cosima Spender, written by John Hunt and Cosima Spender, and produced by John Hunt and James Gay-Rees. Contents: The Palio; Foreword; Introduction; An 800-Year Old Race; The Contrade; The Drappellone; The Festival of the Palio; Countdown to the Race; The Day of the Race; Horses and Jockeys; Palio-inspired Culture; Facts and Figures.

Product Details

Palio

ISBN9780993267703

Format

PublisherARCHIMEDIA PRODUCTIONS LTD (01 October. 2015)

No. of Pages352

Weight2223

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 349 x 221 x 37