The Diary of Théodore Kracklite

Running time: 16'7"

Production: FR/IT 2016

This extraordinary film depicts the events of an archeological expedition form the 1920s, on the tracks of the elephas falconeri – a dwarf elephant, a creature that existed but is nonetheless reminiscent of the legendary Cyclops. Théodore Kracklite found the creature’s fossilised skulls in the undersea caverns of Sicily. The film revisits the well-known myth from Homer’s “Iliad,” which grows to the rank of a metaphor of the modern ecological crisis and serves as a reminder of the massive extinction of species.



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