The Pearl Forest

The documentary proposes a journey through the centuries-old heritage of the National Park of the Casentinesi Forests, Monte Falterona and Campigna (Tuscany).
The forest becomes a meeting place for witnesses of profound wisdom who, with a series of dialogues, transmit teachings from different fields which, like precious pearls, will increase the awareness of the boys and girls who will view it. The intention is that every spectator can participate in an ideal pilgrimage in the forest, which allows him to become aware of the alarming situation in which the plant kingdom finds itself .
The documentary aims to be an incentive to become active protagonists in the custody of plant and animal heritage and preserve the infinitely creative beauty and variety of Mother Nature.
The documentary is entirely shot in the heart of the Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona and Campigna National Park. Some shots are taken in the integral reserve of Sasso Fratino.

  • Enrica Bortolazzi
  • Enrica Bortolazzi
  • Enrica Bortolazzi
  • Franco Berrino
    Key Cast
  • Luca Santini
    Key Cast
  • Fausto Destefani
    Key Cast
  • David Monacchi
    Key Cast
  • Federico Faggin
    Key Cast
  • Stefania Piloni
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    La Foresta di Perle
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  • Runtime:
    46 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 11, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 EUR
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Director Biography - Enrica Bortolazzi

Graduated at DAMS in Bologna, journalist, writer and photography. She has been involved for years in events, conferences and editorial projects, some of which are dedicated to raising funds for Tibetan children now residing in India. She organizes events and conferences on issues related to health, well-being, environmet protection.
She is president of La Grande Via Foundation.
She has published the photographic volumes Il Coraggio di Hippocrate, on health and medicine, Cuore Divino and I Portatori di Luce.
She is the author of the books "Il silenzio dell'eremo" (Mondadori, 2019), "La danza dei semi stellati" (Trigono Edizioni, 2021) and co-author, with Dr. Berrino, of "Il mandala della vita" (Mondadori, 2021) and of "La foresta di perle" (Solferino, 2022).

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