Belgium, Germany, Italy 2020 – Director: Davide Gambino – Original language: Flemish, German, Italian – Subtitles: English, German – Length: 90 min.

Three embalmers go head to head at the European Taxidermy Championships in Salzburg. At the same time they speak out for wildlife conservation: “There is no second life for our planet.”

We present the world premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2020 @home.




Davide Gambino is an award winning director and executive producer. He has a degree from the Italian National Film School. For PIETRA PESANTE he was awarded Best Italian Filmmaker at the New York Film Academy in 2012. The focus of his work is on stories with social impact and a distinctive cinematographic style.


IL BAR DEL CASSARA, IT 2015, 10 episodes TV series
STILL LIFE, IT 2016, short film
PIETRA PESANTE, IT 2013, 55 min.


Production: THURNFILM (DE), Mon Amour Films (IT), Take Five (B). Producer: Valentin Thurn, Ruggero di Maggio, Alon Knoll, Gregory Zalcman.


Partner ad

Partner ad