CANNES 2017

CASTELLITTO AND MAZZANTINI: “LUCKY, A GREEK TRAGEDY IN TOR PIGNATTARA”

In conversation with Sergio Castellitto and Margaret Mazzantini, director and scriptwriter of Lucky, who explain how they tailored the role of a genuine suburban woman on Jasmine Trinca. The film has been presented in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival 2017.

CANNES 2017

A CIAMBRA: ROMA THAT SCORSESE LIKES

A Ciambra, second feature by Italo-American director Jonas Carpignano, has been warmly received upon its world premiere at the Quinzaine des Realisateurs.

CANNES 2017

SICILIAN GHOST STORY: A SICILIAN BLACK TALE

After their successful debut, Salvo, directors Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza are back to the Croisette with their latest work, Sicilian Ghost Story, opening film of the Semaine de la critique in Cannes.

CANNES 2017

FRANCESCHINI: THE EUROPEAN CHALLENGE

Implementing decrees in the home stretch; reorganisation of Cinecittà on the horizon – with “the possibility for it to become a public ownership again with the involvement of Rai, and to inaugurate a new season of Italian cinema that could be able to attract foreign investments”; Europe as a big opportunity because “alone we are all small, but as EU we are the biggest producer and distributor of global contents.”

TELEVISION

THE NEW POPE: PAOLO SORRENTINO’S NEW POPE

The second series set in the Vatican by the director who won an Oscar for The Great Beauty will be produced, like the first, by American TV network HBO and Sky. Shooting is set to begin in 2018.

CANNES 2017

"THE MIRROR OF OUR NATURE" AT THE ITALIAN PAVILION

Located in the halls of the Hotel Majestic during the Cannes Film Festival, the Italian Pavilion celebrates Italian cinema with the multimedia installation "The Mirror of Our Nature - The Brilliant Side of Us". It is an immersive experience which narrates and sublimates typical Italian features such as gestures and expressiveness through the protagonists of Italian cinema: from Totò, Alberto Sordi, Anna Magnani, Claudia Cardinale, Vittorio Gassman, Roberto Benigni to new personalities like Antonio Albanese and Luca Marinelli. 

PRODUCTION

FILMING BEGINS ON NAPOLI VELATA BY FERZAN OZPETEK

The latest film by the director of Loose Cannons will be a thriller with plenty of room for emotion and will star Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Alessandro Borghi.

CANNES 2017

SIX ITALIANS ON THE CROISETTE

Sergio Castellitto and Annarita Zambrano will be in Un Certain Regard, Piazza and Grassadonia will open Critics’ Week; and Costanzo, Carpignano and De Paolis are selected for Directors’ Fortnight.

BIOGRAFILM FESTIVAL

A BIOGRAFILM FESTIVAL ALL ABOUT DANCE

The programme of the 13th edition of the festival dedicated to life stories, documentaries and biopics, which will be held in Bologna from 9 to 19 June, has just been unveiled.

RELEASES

2NIGHT: ALL IN ONE NIGHT

Ivan Silvestrini’s second film, a remake of an Israeli film, centres around two young strangers who plan to spend the night having sex, but can’t find a parking space.

CREDITS

Direttore Responsabile
GIANCARLO DI GREGORIO
Vicedirettore
CRISTIANA PATERNÒ
Caporedattore
STEFANO STEFANUTTO ROSA
Redazione
ANDREA GUGLIELMINO
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