German-born, Geneva-based director Marion Neumann returns to the Visions du Réel Festival with her latest documentary, The Mushroom Speaks.
This captivating film takes viewers on a journey into the fascinating and mysterious world of fungi, exploring the complexities of these organisms and their important role in protecting the planet and safeguarding human beings. Through interviews with mushroom specialists from around the world, Neumann sheds light on the invisible network of connections between mushrooms and other species, and the way they approach the world. The Mushroom Speaks is a dreamlike and poetic exploration of a hidden universe that invites viewers to reflect on their relationship with nature. Despite its niche subject matter, the film can be enjoyed by non-specialist audiences and is a must-see for anyone interested in the wonders of the natural world. Produced by Geneva's Intermezzo Films, The Mushroom Speaks is a thought-provoking and visually stunning documentary that is sure to leave a lasting impression.
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