In search of gold

RAI00348
Note

In search of gold

Collection title

Geo & Geo

ID

RAI00348

Source

RAI (IT)

First broadcast date

11/11/2008

Production year

2008

Abstract

Documentary about some remarkable places of Piedmont. The town of Candelo, in the Province of Biella is renowned for the remarkable preservation of its medieval fortress, the "Ricetto", which was built in the late thirteenth century. Meeting with a craftsman making the traditional musical instrument "ghironda" (hurdy gurdy). Evocation of the history of the gold mine of Bessa, transformed into a natural reserve in 1985. In a river,gold diggers comment on their activity.

Type

video

Production companies

  • RAI - Own production

Broadcaster

RAI - RAI Tre

Audiovisual form

Documentary

Primary theme

Tourism and cultural sites

Credits / Cast

  • Vergine Emmanuel - Author of original work
  • Prezioso Francesco - Author of original work
  • Spanu Sergio - Author of original work

Period of events

  • From 1000 to 1500

Map locations

  • Italy - Western North - Piedmont

Original language

Italian

Media running time

11m3
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