The only journey is the one within. Mandorla explores a man's search for a meaningful life despite conflicts between his inner and outer worlds. Ernesto is a visual artist and seeker stuck in a corporate job, who is drawn by dark magical visions to a medieval French city. There he seeks an elusive banker to help him unlock an obscure dream that threatens his job, family, and sanity. One unique aspect to note in Mandorla is how the screen changes in the storytelling. When the screen is full (the normal 1.77:1 ratio), as it is in the opening scene, the story is in the "inner world" of spirit, dreams, and memory. When the screen narrows (3.55:1 ratio) the story is in the "real world."
"The place where light and dark begin to touch is where miracles arise." -Robert A Johnson
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