Scene from the film Entangled
Scene from the film Entangled
Scene from the film Entangled


  • Italy
  • Colombia
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In quantum physics, if two particles interact in a certain way and then become separated, regardless how distant they are from each other they will share a state called ‘quantum entanglement’. That is, they will keep sharing information despite their separation. This theory used to upset Einstein. In his theory of relativity, no transmission of information could occur faster than the speed of light, therefore he couldn’t understand how the two particles could be simultaneously connected.

The film intertwines four interviews collected in Cali, Colombia. A tailor, a puppeteer, a parapsychologist and a physicist narrate certain episodes supposedly occurred in the city: the disappearance of a cow; a form of possession caused by a puppet; a paradox in quantum mechanics; the fall of a bus into a river due to a lion on the road. A latent ‘entanglement’ between elements of the stories emerges, outlining possible examples of action at a distance.


  • Original Title
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Riccardo Giacconi
  • Editing
    Riccardo Giacconi
  • Music
    Margarita Angel
  • Runtime
    37 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Italy
    • Colombia
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • FIDMarseille 2015
    • Pariscience 2015
    • Doc Buenos Aires 2015
    • Festival de Cine de Cali 2015
    • New York Film Festival 2015
  • Awards
    • FIDMarseille 2015 (Grand Prix de la Compétition internationale) is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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