THE LOST MEMORY OF EASTER ISLANDONE-OFF
- DIRECTOR : Thierry Ragobert
- PRODUCER : Gedeon Programmes / Arte, Discovery Channel, CNRS Images.
- DATE : 2001
- FORMAT : One off
- DURATION : 1x52'
Italian archaeologist Guiseppe Orifici has dedicated his life to solve the mysterious origins of the people of Easter Island and the famous stone statues.
Since it was first discovered by chance in 1722 the Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeven, Easter Island still remains an enigma. The Italian archaeologist Giuseppe Orifici has set himself to try and solve the mysterious origins of the people who settled this island. He has been studying the famous stone statues and the history of this island for the past ten years.
Special Mention, category Best Film, The Archaeology Film Festival, Oregon, USA 2002
Mention spéciale, category Best Edition, The Archaeology Film Festival, Oregon, USA 2002
Special Mention, Audience Award, The Archaeology Film Festival, Oregon, USA 2002
Prize of Excellence, International Archaeological Film Festival, Amiens 2003
Rovereto City's Award, Rencontres du cinéma archéologique, Rovereto, Italiy 2002
Jury's Special Prize, Festival International du film maritime, Toulon 2002
Nancy city's Award, Festival du Film des chercheurs, Nancy 2002
Audience Prize, Festival International du film insulaire, Ile de Groix 2002