National Geographic Films has acquired the distribution rights for “Fire of Love,” a documentary about famous volcanologists Katia and Maurice Krafft that premiered in competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Directed by Sara Dosa, the film explores the relationships and accomplishments of the Kraffts, who have captured unprecedented footage of volcanic eruptions and lava flows closer than anyone has filmed before. . The couple followed their passion to the end, dying in a thermoplastic stream at Mount Unzen, Japan in 1991.
“We are honored to begin our journey with National Geographic Documentary Films,” said Dosa. “They champion cinematic storytelling about the wonders and powers of the natural world, so there really isn’t anything more fitting to celebrate our love and our volcanoes. We are excited to take this next step with them to bring the inspirational story of Kraffts to audiences around the world.”
Carolyn Bernstein, EVP Scripts Content & Documentary Films for National Geographic, says “The Flame of Love” is an explosion of poetry, wonder and romance, a love letter to the natural world and love itself. myself. “We are honored to partner with the incredibly talented Sara Dosa and her exceptional film crew in this visually stunning and compelling film.”
The film is produced by Sandbox Films, Intuitive Pictures & Cottage M, with Submarine negotiating a deal with National Geographic.
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