ON THE CITIES' ROOFTOPS - Rome-
Director : Xavier Lefebvre
Producer : Gedeon Programmes/ Arte, Planète +
Format : HD, One off, 16/9
Duration : 1x52'
Rome, the eternal city, the ancient Urbs, the city of all cities! The heart of one of the largest empires ever established, it’s one of the few rare capitals in the world to have been continuously inhabited for 2,700 years! A true historical and architectural patchwork, reconstructed over the centuries, Rome is diverse, yet it still offers one of the most harmonious urban landscapes possible, a subtle blend of countless domes and tiled roofs. If the structures of modern Rome have multiplied around the fringes of the historic Centre, inside Emperor Aurelian’s ancient walls, the Colosseum, the dome of the Pantheon harmoniously live alongside the whiteness of the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, built 19 centuries later! Resting on the top of this architectural layer cake, magnificent and incomparable, the rooftops of Rome certainly have stories to tell…
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