Italian Film Festival 2014
The Ideal City The Ideal City
The Ideal City and Those Happy Years
Alì Blue Eyes (Alì ha gli occhi azzurri) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Claudio Giovannesi; Writer: Francesco Apice, Claudio Giovannesi, Filippo Gravino; Stars: Nader SarhanStefano RabattiBrigitte ApruzzesiMarian Valenti AdrianCesare Hosny SarhanFatima MouhasebYamina KacemiSalah RamadanMarco ConidiAlessandra RocaElisa GeroniRoberto D'AveniaToto OnnisAlfonso PrudenteAdrian Carana)
One week in the life of 16-year-old troublemaker Nader, who, despite his mother’s threats and family’s insistence that he respect his Muslim roots, fights, steals and pursues an Italian girlfriend.
The Best Offer (La Migliore Offerta, Deception) (Country: Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Giuseppe Tornatore; Writer: Giuseppe Tornatore; Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks)
An auctioneer becomes obsessed by a reclusive heiress who collects fine art.
The Fifth Wheel (L’Ultima Ruota Del Carro) (Country: Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Giovanni Veronesi; Stars: Elio Germano, Ricky Memphis, Alessandra Mastronardi)
Friendship brings exciting opportunities into the life of an ordinary family man.
A Five Star Life (Viaggio Sola) (Year: 2013; Director: Maria Sole Tognazzi; Stars: Margherita Buy, Stefano Accorsi, Fabrizia Sacchi, Lesley Manville)
A friend's unexpected news prompts a hotel inspector to ponder what she has given up in exchange for her luxurious, carefree life.
The Great War (La Grande Guerra) (Country: Italy; Year: 1959; Director: Mario Monicelli; Writer: Mario Monicelli, Furio Scarpelli, Luciano Vincenzoni, Agenore Incrocci; Stars: Alberto Sordi, Virttorio Gassman, Silvana Mangano, Bernard Blier, Romolo Valli)
Two conscripts are desperate to avoid finding themselves in the firing line.
Roma Roma
Roma and The Best Offer
How Strange To Be Named Federico (Che Strano Chiamarsi Federico!) (Year: 2013; Director: Ettore Scola; Stars: Vittorio Viviani, Sergio Rubini, Antonella Attili)
Memories of the director's lifelong friendship with Federico Fellini.
The Ideal City (La Città Ideale) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Luigi Lo Cascio; Writer: Virginia Borgi, Massimo Gaudioso, Luigi Lo Cascio, Desideria Rayner; Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Aida Burruano, Luigi Maria Burruano, Barbara Enrichi)
An architect's carefully planned life goes awry when he discovers a dead body.
Long Live Liberty (Viva La Libertà) (Country: Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Roberto Andò; Stars: Toni Servillo,Valerio Mastandrea,Valeria Bruni Tedeschi)
When politician flees the country, his twin brother is asked to step in and impersonate him.
A Perfect Family (Una Famiglia Perfetta) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Paolo Genovese; Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Marco Giallini, Claudia Gerini, Carolina Crescentini)
A wealthy, lonely man hires actors to provide him with the family Christmas he longs for.
Roma (Fellini's Roma) (Country: Italy/France; Year: 1972; Director: Federico Fellini; Writer: Federico Fellini, Bernardino Zapponi; Stars: Peter Gonzales, Fiona Florence, Marne Maitland, Britta Barnes, Anna Magnani, Federico Fellini, Gore Vidal)
Impressionistic portrait of the Eternal City.
Salvo Salvo
Salvo and Sandra
Salvo (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2013; Director: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza; Writer: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza; Stars: Saleh Bakri, Sara Serraiocco, Luigi Lo Cascio, Redouane Behache)
Life changes for a professional assassin because of a witness.
Sandra (Country: Italy; Year: 1965; Director: Luchino Visconti; Writer: Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Enrico Medioli, Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Enrico Medioli, Luchino Visconti; Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Michael Craig, Jean Sorel, Marie Bell, Renzo Ricci, Fred Williams, Amalia Troiani, Vittorio Manfrino, Renato Moretti, Paola Piscini, Isacco Politi, Giovanni Rovini, Glenn Saxson, Ferdinando Scarfiotti)
A woman returns to her hometown for her father's funeral and becomes embroiled in family politics.
La Strada (Country: Italy; Year: 1954; Director: Federico Fellini; Stars: Giulietta Masina, Anthony Quinn, Richard Baseheart)
A simple minded young woman is purchased fro her family by a brutish circus strongman but finds solace in the company of a clown.
A Street In Palermo (Country: Italy, Switzerland, France; Year: 2013; Director: Emma Dante; Writer: Emma Dante, Giorgio Vasta; Stars: Emma Dante, Alba Rohrwacher, Elena Cotta, Renato Malfatti, Dario Casarolo)
The chaos caused when two cars meet in side street in Palermo and neither will budge to let the other pass.
The Swindle (Il Bidone) (Country: Italy; Year: 1955; Director: Federico Fellini; Stars: Broderick Crawford, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart, Franco Fabrizi, Sue Ellen Blake, Irene Cefaro, Alberto De Amicis, Lorella de Luca, Giacomo Gabrielli, Riccardo Garrone)
Three con artists target the rural poor.
Those Happy Years (Anni felici) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2013; Director: Daniele Luchetti; Writer: Daniele Luchetti, Daniele Luchetti, Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli, Caterina Venturini; Stars: Micaela Ramazzotti, Kim Rossi Stuart, Martina Gedeck, Niccolò Calvagna, Samuel Garofalo, Benedetta Buccellato, Pia Engleberth, Angelique Cavallari, Ivan Castiglione, Sylvia De Fanti)
Romantic comedy about the ups and downs of a struggling experimental artist in 1970s Italy and his relationship with his wife and two children.

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