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Fortuna Maris

The mistery of a shipwreck

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  • Fortuna Maris
  • Director
    Adolfo Conti
    Place
    Comacchio (Italy)
    Year
    2005
    Lenght
    one 30’ episode
    Abstract

    A few years ago, a unique archaeological discovery was made near Comacchio, a little town at the mouth of the mighty Po River in Italy
    From the mud of a canal emerged a Roman trading ship, with its entire cargo, revealing many fascinating objects of refined manufacture, relating to the daily lives of sailors -undamaged !
    Through scientific research made by specialists and the witness of seamen, the documentary tells this unusual story, revealing much interesting information about the ancient way of sailing and about the daily lives of the Romans.

    Info
    Distribution territories: Italy Festival: Rassegna Internazionale del Cinema Archeologico, Rovereto 2006 (Italy)
    Credits

    Scientific advisor: Fede Berti, Livio Zerbini
    Co-producer: Comacchio Majorship (Italy)

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