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Palio (Hardback)

John Hunt

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ISBN 10: 099326770X / ISBN 13: 9780993267703
Edité par Archimedia Productions, United Kingdom, 2015
Neuf(s) Etat : New Hardback
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Palio is a richly illustrated celebration of the legendary Italian horserace. Showcasing specially commissioned photography, epic film stills and rare archival images, Palio is Italy in microcosm. This authoritative volume shows 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. The Palio movie will launch worldwide in October 2015. N° de réf. du libraire AAU9780993267703

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Titre : Palio (Hardback)

Éditeur : Archimedia Productions, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2015

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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'A compelling tale of Italian community, machismo, bribery and ambition.' Financial Times

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 a richly illustrated celebration of the legendary Italian horserace. Showcasing specially commissioned photography, epic film stills and rare archival images, Palio is Italy in microcosm. This authoritative volume shows 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. The Palio movie will launch worldwide in October 2015.

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