Fire of Love

dir. Sara Dosa / 2022 / Canada, USA / 93min.
The film focuses on daring French volcanologist couple Katia and Maurice Krafft and their love of each other and fiery volcanoes, chasing eruptions for over two decades

The film focuses on Katia and Maurice Krafft and their love of each other, and getting as close as possible to fiery volcanoes. For over two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple was seduced by the thrill and danger of this elemental love triangle, roaming the planet, chasing eruptions and documenting their discoveries in stunning photographs and breathtaking film to share with an increasingly curious public in media appearances. They died together in 1991, due to a volcano eruption in Japan.

duration:
93 min
country / year of production:
Canada, USA / 2022
director:
Sara Dosa
cinematography:
Pablo Alvarez-Mesa
producer:
Shane Boris, Sara Dosa, Ina Fichman / Cottage M Films, Intuitive Pictures
selected festivals and awards:
2022 – Sundance FF: Jonathan Oppenheim Editing Award, 2022 – CPH:DOX Copenhagen
sections:
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competitions:
Millennium Bank Award – Grand Prix Wyborcza.pl Big Screen Doc Award
tags:
love story feel good movie biopic travels photography awarded science

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