7.8/10 (IMDB)

Fire of Love

1h 33m Documentary
Fire of Love
Fire of Love

About

Intrepid scientists and lovers Katia and Maurice Krafft died in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of volcanoes by capturing the most explosive imagery ever recorded.

Director

Sara Dosa

Cast

Miranda July, Katia Krafft, Maurice Krafft

Rating

PG

Year

2022

Country

Canada, United States

Language

French, English


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Reviews

  • "The romance of the documentary emerges out of its deep, unfaked appreciation for nature: long, uninterrupted stretches where these self-described "weirdos" go off on their own to explore alien worlds like astronauts in their protective gear."
    - Entertainment Weekly
  • "At an economical 90-minute running time, Fire of Love packs a visual and emotional wallop, with enough close-ups on erupting volcanoes — one, at a point, is called “a bathtub with a hole in it, sowing death all around” — to leave you slack-jawed, terrified, and awe-inspired."
    - IndieWire
  • "Dosa gives shape to the Kraffts’ relationship, not through traditional talking-head interviews, but rather by allowing audiences in on the couple’s subtle interactions with one another in their footage, allowing the story of their life together to be told predominantly by them."
    - Film Threat

Awards

  • Seattle Int'l Film Festival
  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Annapolis Film Festival

Festivals

  • San Francisco Int'l Film Festival
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul Int'l Film Festival
  • Hot Docs Int'l Film Festival
  • RiverRun Int'l Film Festival
  • Seattle Int'l Film Festival
  • Cleveland Int'l Film Festival
  • Philadelphia Environmental Filmfestival
  • South by Southwest Film Festival
  • Visions du Réel Film Festival
  • San Luis Obispo Film Festival
  • DocAviv Film Festival
  • Sydney Film Festival
  • and more...