María Moliner, Holding out Words

short film, Movie short , experimental 12mff, 12 months film festival, production, documentary, feature documentary, Spain
winner award
Country: Spain
Category: Feature Documentary
Release date: 2017 - March
Duration: 1 h 10 min
Director: Vicky Calavia Sos
Edition: August 2017
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A feminine presence leads us through the important facts in the life of Maria Moliner, highlighting the terms that define and draw them, and the definitions that these offers Maria in her own dictionary, so that it is a narrative told through His own words, highlighting the strong imprint that the personality of Mary embodied in his masterpiece: the Dictionary of Use of Spanish. A series of personalities from the world of culture, literature, history, education, philology, archives … guide us along the path of this exciting life dedicated to vocation and love of language as an instrument of communication and Understanding of the other, of the world and of ourselves. His deepest intellectual interest, words and their definitions, are the narrative and poetic vehicle of this document: words stretched out, words that stretch bridges.

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