FIRE OF LOVE

Rating: PG
Length: 94 mins
Cast: Miranda July, Katia Krafft and Maurice Krafft
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Intrepid French scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft devoted their lives to uncovering the mystery of volcanoes, chasing fire around the world and in the process capturing some of the most spectacular imagery of the earth ever recorded. Told through the lenses of this magnetic couple, FIRE OF LOVE is a visual romance that takes place on an intimate and awesome scale, exploring how their shared passion enabled pioneering research in the 1970s and 80s that helped save lives, but ultimately ended their own.

Directed by Sara Dosa and narrated by Miranda July, this lyrical archival collage pulls from hundreds of hours of rare and never-before-seen footage and photographs shot by the Kraffts, channeling the humor, affection, and insatiable curiosity that was integral to their partnership and which left behind a legacy that has forever enriched our understanding of the natural world.

“Whether as a story of one couple’s quixotic quest or simply a stunning collection of nature footage, Fire of Love burns bright.” – Rotten Tomatoes

“The film is one of the year’s few awe-inspiring documentaries — a visually ravishing record, a bustling adventure, and an engrossing character study” – Wall Street Journal

“Fire of Love, excavates their unique story, and the jaw-dropping footage the Kraffts left behind, in a film exploding with awe for the mysterious alchemies of love and obsession.” – Associated Press

“The dangerous nature of their work starts to creep into the narrative, and by the end, this adorable love story has become a meditation on humanity’s smallness in the face of the Earth’s tectonic plates.” – Thrillist

“The visually entrancing volcano documentary “Fire of Love” chronicles a magnificent obsession and might even make that obsession your own.”- Los Angeles Times

“This film is about wonder, not balance, and it turns us delirious in the white heat of this pair’s chaotic, unflinching passion.” – Timeout

“A thrilling, moving documentary…”- Slate

Official Trailer