From mandy.com we learn that the anticipated, hour-long "THE NIGHT OF THE SHROUD" in Italian with English subtitles and English dubbing is ready. This new, investigative documentary, produced by RAI and directed by Francesca Saracino, “seeks to clarify, with new and unpublished documents, the mountain of doubt about the dating of the Shroud by the carbon 14.”
We are told that for more information, we should click on HTTP://WWW.POLIFEMOSRL.COM. But that URL fails. We are told to click on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc-sJ3iNwlg for video clip only to find that it isn’t there. An Italian suffix version of the above URL, http://www.polifemosrl.it leads to an “English” button and a few pages that tell almost nothing and offer no way to order the video.
I’ll keep an eye on and update everyone if some new information comes to light. In the meantime here is lede and a synopsis:
General: The crime is accomplished. These words were spoken by Cardinal Anastasio Ballestero, at the time custodian of the Holy Shroud, just a moment after some samples of linen were cut out of the Holy Shround, upon his own granted permission, in order to undergo the carbon-14 analysis by three international scientific laboratories. What did he mean with that phrase? Well never know. ..
Synopsis: THE NEW INVESTIGATION-documentary THE NIGHT OF THE SHROUD produced by RAI and directed by Francesca Saracino, seeks to clarify, with new and unpublished documents, the mountain of doubt about the dating of the Shroud by the carbon 14. It was already known to the carelessness with which they were performed in the late 80s, but radiocarbon testing of this investigation brings to light, with the help of unpublished papers and interesting interviews in world premiere a voluntary controlled, almost fraudulent, in errors and approximations, To enrich the film, the presence of Rosalinda Celentano ( The Passion of the Christ) who read questions in search of answers. Lost among the columns of a medieval church, the actress stimulates the curiosity of the viewer less experienced, refresh his memory on one of the most fascinating topics of Christianity.
Picture is of Rosalinda Celentano who has a leading role in the documentary.
The documentary “The Night of the Shroud” (Italian: “La Notte della Sindone”) seems to be lost in the night. The website of the producer is here:
but the page and trailer of this documentary have disappeared.
On the website (under “Contatti”) there is an email address of the producer. I had written to that address in December and they answered and told that “La Notte della Sindone” was going soon to be broadcast by the Italian national television and they would inform me in advance. I have not heard from them any more.
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