SEPPIA FILM, MISCHIEF FILMS, ARTE FRANCE, OSTERREICHISCHER RUNDFUNK, COMITE FRANCAIS DE RADIO TELEVISION, ZWEITES DEUTSCHES FERNSEHEN
German, English, French
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
Gutenberg is responsible for the most significant invention of the medieval period: movable type printing. But do you know the full story? Who really was Gutenberg? This docudrama shows the struggle of an inventor who challenged the society of his time.
With the help of book history experts and using contemporary documents – such as judiciary archives, notarized acts, and first printings – the docudrama retrace the most significant moments of Gutenberg’s life.
The main protagonist of this epic tale reveals himself to be tenacious, quarrelsome, shrewd, bold, cunning, epicurean, and passionate. It is a timeless story full of challenges, visionary ideas, alliances and betrayals. The birth of printing and Gutenberg’s adventurous life tell the tale of an invention fated to change the world.