Interweaving poetry, painting, photography, music and sculpture, this feature documentary is an innovative look at the lives and work of Canadian men and women artists of Italian origin. Broaching issues of identity and culture, the film explores the relationship between the immigrant experience and the creative process.

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Enigmatico, David Mortin & Patricia Fogliato, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    David Mortin
    Patricia Fogliato
  • editing
    David Mortin
    Patricia Fogliato
  • producer
    David Mortin
    Patricia Fogliato
    Michael Allder
    Mikale-Andrée Joly
  • executive producer
    Niv Fichman
  • photography
    Rudolf Blahacek
  • sound
    Henry Embry
  • sound editing
    Alison Clark
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
    Serge Boivin
  • animation
    Robert Mistysyn
  • music
    Ernie Tollar
  • participation
    Louis Quilico
    Nino Ricci
    Marco Micone
    Filippo Salvatore
    Antonio D'Alfonso
    Mary Di Michele
    Carmelo Arnoldin
    Vince Mancuso
    Gianna Patriarca
    Vincenzo Pietropaolo
    Maristella Roca
    Quartetto Gelato

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