Italian Film Festival 2013

It Was The Son It Was The Son
It Was The Son and Dormant Beauty
The Commander And The Stork (Il Comandante E La Cicogna) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Silvio Soldini; Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Valerio Mastandrea, Claudia Gerini, Luca Zingaretti, Luca Dirodi, Guiseppa Battiston)
A widowed plumber struggling to raise his teenage kids meets an impoverished artist and her eccentric landlord.
Dormant Beauty (Bella Addormentata) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2012; Director: Marco Bellocchio; Writer: Marco Bellocchio, Veronica Raimo, Stefano Rulli; Stars: Toni Servillo, Isabelle Huppert, Alba Rohrwacher)
Three stories explore Italian concerns in the context of a famous euthanasia case.
Every Blessed Day (Tutti I Santi Giorni) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Paolo Virzi; Stars: Giovanni La Parola, Luca Marinelli, Stefania Felicioli, Claudio Palitto, Thony, Micol Azzurro, Benedetta Barzini, Katie McGovern)
A happy couple whose jobs mean they rarely see each other find life gets complicated when they decide they want a baby.
Fear (La Paura) (Country: Italy; Year: 1954; Director: Roberto Rossellini; Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Mathias Wieman, Renate Mannhardt, Kurt Kreuger, Edith Schulze-Westrum, Klaus Kinski)
A husband aware of his wife's infidelity gradually recognises the psychologically dangerous situation she is in.
Immature, The Trip (Immaturi, Il Viaggio) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Paolo Genovese; Stars: Ambra Angiolini, Barbara Bobulova, Raoul Bova, Ricky Memphis)
Reunited former schoolmates on holiday find their friendship tested by a series of confounding events.
Me And You Me And You
Me And You and Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy
The Interval (L’Intervallo) (Country: Italy, Switzerland; Year: 2012; Director: Leonardo di Costanzo; Writer: Leonardo di Costanzo, Mariangela Barbanente, Maurizio Braucci; Stars: Francesca Riso, Alessio Gallo, Carmine Paternoster)
A captive girl and the boy who is guarding her in an abandoned building gradually overcome mistrust and form a tentative bond.
It Was The Son (E’ Stato Il Figlio, The Son Did It) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Daniele Ciprì; Writer: Daniele Ciprì and Massimo Gaudioso, based on the book by Roberto Alaimo.; Stars: Toni Servillo, Giselda Volodi, Alfredo Castro, Fabrizio Falco, Aurora Quattrocchi)
A dysfunctional family struggles to survive in a challenging environment, but might wealth make things even worse?
Journey To Italy (Viaggio In Italia, The Lonely Woman) (Country: Italy/France; Year: 1953; Director: Roberto Rossellini; Writer: Roberto Rossellini, Vitaliano Brancati; Stars: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Paul Muller, Anna Proclemer, Maria Mauban, Leslie Daniels, Natalia Ray)
A seminal film about a marriage in crisis.
Me And You (Io E Te) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Bernardo Bertolucci; Writer: Niccolò Ammaniti, Bernardo Bertolucci, Niccolò Ammaniti, Umberto Contarello, Francesca Marciano; Stars: Tea Falco, Jacopo Olmo Antinori, Sonia Bergamasco, Veronica Lazar, Tommaso Ragno, Pippo Delbono, Francesca De Martini)
An introverted teenager forges a bond with his step-sister as he hides out in his family's basement.
Nina (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Elisa Fuksas; Stars: Diane Fleri, Andrea Bosci, Luca Marinelli, Marina Rocco)
House-sitting in a Rome whose inhabitants all seem to have left for the summer, a young woman forms unexpected friendships.
Journey To Italy Journey To Italy
Journey To Italy and Pretty Butterflies
Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy (Romanzo Di Una Strage) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Marco Tullio Giordano; Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Pierfrancesco Favino, Michela Cescon, Laura Chiatti)
A police commissioner investigating a bombing uncovers shocking government secrets.
Pretty Butterflies (Bellas Mariposas) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Salvatore Mereu; Stars: Sara Podda, Maya Mulas, Davide Todde, Micaela Ramazzotti, Luciano Curreli, Maria Loi, Rosalba Piras)
Two 12-year-old girls set out to spend the day at the beach.
The Red And The Blue (Il Rosso E Il Blu) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Giuseppe Piccione; Writer: Giuseppe Piccioni, Francesca Manieri; Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Margherita Buy, Roberto Hertlitzka)
Bittersweet personal stories interconnect in a high school in Rome.
S.B. I Knew Him Well (S.B. Io Lo Conoscevo Bene) (Country: Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Giacomo Durzi, Giovanni Fasanella)
An intimate documentary portrait of Silvio Berlusconi.
Slow Food Story (Country: Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Stefano Sardo; Stars: Carlo Petrini, Azio Citi)
An update on the development of the slow food movement.
Stromboli (Country: Italy; Year: 1950; Director: Roberto Rossellini; Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana, Maro Sponzo)
The story of a troubled marriage on a harsh volcanic island.
The War Of The Volcanoes (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Francesco Patierno; Stars: Roberto Rossellini, Ingrid Bergman, Anna Magnani)
The true story of a jealous lover's decision to challenge her cheating partner by creating a rival to his film.
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