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Fire of Love

Directed by Sara Dosa
USA, Canada
93 minutes
The spectacular true story of a pair of unconventional French scientists with two obsessions – each other, and volcanoes. Narrated by Miranda July. Award winner Sundance 2022.
Geochemist Katia and geologist Maurice Krafft met in 1966. In the two decades following, their shared passion took them around the world. The intrepid couple are apparently unfazed by inherent dangers such as extreme heat, acid lakes and flying boulders, although they occasionally wear heat-resistant silver suits reminiscent of early sci-fi movies. The unconventional Kraffts shot thousands of hours of spectacular – literally red-hot – 16mm footage of spewing lava flows and staggering eruptions. Director Sara Dosa has used their unparalleled, terrifyingly beautiful images, to create a spellbinding celebration with undeniably Herzog-ian overtones of this singular love triangle.  
Seeing that footage is a lot of what make Fire of Love a spellbinding experience. Yet the film also tells the enthralling story of two unlikely lives.
Owen Gleiberman, Variety

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Sat 22 Oct
Majestic Cinemas Port Macquarie
USA, Canada
In English and French with English subtitles
Sara Dosa
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