The Mediterranean islands of Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily are the stepping-stones between Europe and Africa. A mix of Italian, French and Moorish traditions, visitors have long been attracted to the contrasting cultures and scenery of these three Mediterranean islands. Traveller Ian Wright begins his journey on the French island of Corsica, the birthplace of Napoleon, where he enjoys a wealth of outdoor activities. He then sails to the Italian island of Sardinia to celebrate the S'Ardia festival and witness the fine horsemanship of the locals, Ian's final destination is the island of Sicily where he cooks up a storm with a local pasta chef before ending his journey on top of Stromboli's smoking and lava spitting volcano. Along the way...Hike a rugged Corsican mountain range. Drive an old Fiat Topolino through the hills of Sardinia. See a wild horse race in a remote mountain community. Work for your passage on a luxury yacht across the Mediterranean. Enjoy the Festival of Saint Rosalia in Sicily as the city comes alive with lights.
- Destination: Corsica, Sicily and Sardinia review by TB
The few reviews I have submitted to Cinema Paradiso have been praiseworthy/complimentary about certain films. However on this occasion I simply have to say this documentary was simply plain awful. It came across as a home-movie that friends would be embarrassed to see. One would think that with a title such as this, the film would show as much as possible of the three islands but alas the narrator/presenter (London/Essex stock) just didn't know how to do this and combined with constant editing, which to me gives the feeling of pace which on islands such as these, in my opinion, is the complete opposite to how it should be. Please Cinema Paradiso, REMOVE this from selection!!