Fabrica Vitae is a philosophical film about the anatomical mortal body and the study of the nature of consciousness within this body. It questions what it is that makes us human. Seven diverse, world-renowned, pioneers in Science and Art talk about their life’s work. In encompassing life and death, with the body as their investigative tool, they have often had to break taboos and push boundaries. They don’t avoid controversy, but on the contrary, dare to take a leap of faith into the void, to tread on virgin ground and to tell an unheard and unknown story.