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The 16th Italian Film Festival runs from April 17 to 20. It will screen its full programme in London (Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, the Curzon Renoir, Brunswick Square and the Phoenix, East Finchley), Edinburgh (Filmhouse), and Glasgow (GFT), with selected highlights being shown in Dublin (Irish Film Centre), Dundee (DCA), Aberdeen (Belmont), Manchester (Cornerhouse), St Andrews (New Picture House), Inverness (Eden Court) and Warwick (Arts Centre).

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The Third Man
The Third Man
A man searching for his missing friend in post-war Vienna uncovers a ruthless conspiracy.
Days And Clouds
Days And Clouds
A middle-aged couple reach crisis point after the husband loses his job with a company he helped found.
Flying Lessons
Flying Lessons
Two Italian boys travel to India to find themselves, but get more than they bargained for.
Mid-August Lunch
Mid-August Lunch
A carer desperate for money is persuaded to look after other people's mothers as well as his own, but discovers unexpected pleasure in it.
The Right Distance
The Right Distance
When a new teacher comes to a small rural town in the Po river flatlands it sparks a tale of obssession and mystery.
Black And White
Black And White
Broken boundaries, race relations, illicit sex and family breakdowns - Italian style.
Pinuccio Lovero: A Midsummer Death's Dream
Pinuccio Lovero: A Midsummer Death's Dream
The story of a cemetery attendant whose good luck is bad for business.
Mother Earth
Mother Earth
An examation of the "slow food" movement and the rise of organic farming.
Giovanna's Father
Giovanna's Father
A father stands by his daughter after she commits a terrible crime.
Suspiria
Suspiria
A young ballet dancer uncovers a sinister conspiracy in this masterpiece of surrealist horror.
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