Back for another year with a great selection of new films, the Italian Film Festival includes the first work by Bernardo Bertolucci for ten years. There are features and documentaries that have made an impression at festivals around the world, plus a look back at one of the giants of Italian cinema, Roberto Rossellini.

The festival will visit Edinburgh, Glasgow, Kirkcaldy, Dundee, Inverness and Belfast from the 12th to the 25th of April.

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Pretty Butterflies
Pretty Butterflies
Two 12-year-old girls set out to spend the day at the beach.
Me And You
Me And You
An introverted teenager forges a bond with his step-sister as he hides out in his family's basement.
The Red And The Blue
The Red And The Blue
Bittersweet personal stories interconnect in a high school in Rome.
Dormant Beauty
Dormant Beauty
Three stories explore Italian concerns in the context of a famous euthanasia case.
Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy
Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy
A police commissioner investigating a bombing uncovers shocking government secrets.
It Was The Son
It Was The Son
A dysfunctional family struggles to survive in a challenging environment, but might wealth make things even worse?
Journey To Italy
Journey To Italy
A seminal film about a marriage in crisis.

Italian Film Festival Features

Awakening sleeping beauties
Marco Bellocchio on real life and fairy tales in Dormant Beauty.

Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night

Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André

On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane

Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

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