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This touring festival celebrating the best of Italian cinema has kicked off at the Edinburgh Filmhouse, Glasgow Film Theatre, Manchester Cornerhouse and London's Renoir Cinema and Riverside Studios. It will then call at Dundee Contemporary Arts centre from November 24, and wrap up at The Belmont, in Aberdeen, from December 1.
Currently celebrating its 13th edition, special events include a celebration of the centenary of the birth of Roberto Rosselini. This will feature screenings of Journey To Italy - Rosselini's portrait of a mariage in crisis - and a personal portrait of the director by his daughter, Isabella - My Dad Is 100 Years Old.
Also celebrated, is the life of actor Marcello Mastroianni, who died a decade ago. Marcello: A Sweet Life, considers his contribution to Italian cinema, while retrospective screenings of La Dolce Vita - about the life of a jaded reporter - give a chance to see the man in action.
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An ageing singer tries to reconnect with her daughter and granddaughter.
Documentary on the making of Roberto Rossellini's neorealistic classic Rome, Open City.
Italian B-movie film producer attempts to save his marriage, avoid bankruptcy and pitch a movie attacking Berlusconi.
Two men live parallel lives which are spiralling into despair.
Cross-genre film with comedy, accidental murder and land-wrangling.
Visually vibrant comedy about the life and love of a transsexual.
Hidden in plain sight Joanna Coates on Hide And Seek.
Inside Jeunet's box of tricks From boyhood puppets to 3D.
Egoyan on the sombre side Director finds inspiration close to home.
Why Nicole would always choose love Cannes opening star on her highs and lows.
Lone wolf John Jarrett on murder, mayhem and Wolf Creek 2.
A red carpet night for The Unknown Known Errol Morris and the stars come out for Donald Rumsfeld documentary.
The making of a Minister Bertrand Tavernier on Quai D'Orsay.
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