Giovanni Segantini: Magie des Lichts Switzerland 2015 – 82min.

Short description

Giovanni Segantini: Magie des Lichts


Artist, anarchist, drop-out, paperless immigrant: Giovanni Segantini was all of this. He created, usually under the open sky, monumental, idealized alpine landscapes. In the course of his lifetime, he climbed ever higher in search of more light, finally dying at 41 in an Engadin alpine hut at 2700m. The film offers insight into his difficult childhood and boyhood, shares his inner processes and crises as a painter, as well as his contradictory dealings with motherly love and eroticism – and ultimately his desperate struggle against death…

Release date

German Switzerland: 11. June 2015

Romandie: 6. January 2016

Ticino: 19. May 2016



Movie details

Cinematographer: Pio Corradi

Music: Paul Giger

Distributor: Look Now!

ISAN-No. 0000-0003-F7C4-0000-T


Trailer, videos & images

Your rating


You have to sign in to submit comments.

Login & Signup


Showtimes Giovanni Segantini: Magie des Lichts

Unfortunately the program is not yet known for this day. Please check back again at a later date.

Now in the cinema 6 from 57 Movies