Marco Bellocchio takes part in the Cannes competition with a work of great complexity, an important and accomplished film that presents a number a very Italian anomalies: the interplay of mafia and politics, the obscene sacredness of the family, both in a biological and criminal sense.
Paris-based Italian illustrator Lorenzo Mattotti is not new to literary adaptations. This time the challenge was to adapt Dino Buzzati for the silver screen in his animated debut feature The Bear’s Famous Invasion of Sicily.
The only Italian film at the Quinzaine, where it is presented as a special screening, Luca Guadagnino’s The Staggering Girl is a narrative and aesthetic experiment emerging from the artistic dialogue between the director and the creative director of the Maison Valentino, Pierpaolo Piccioli.
A train is running towards the audience, red flags wave around the stem: it’s a scene of Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1900that was never edited and that the director gave Mario Sesti as a present after a Q&A with the Italian critic at the Rome Film Festival.
On Saturday May 18th the “miracle” will happen again in the Cannes Classics section of the festival, after the 4k restoration made by the Cineteca di Bologna with Compass Film from the original negative
Jonas Carpignano is one of the jurors of this year’s Semaine de la critique in Cannes, where he himself debuted with his first film in 2014 and, for this reason, feels like being part of a family. Right after the festival ,Carpignano will be busy working on Chiara, his upcoming feature.
Shooting started in Hamburg in early April for The Story of My Wife, the sixth feature by Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi. The film stars Léa Seydoux, Gils Naber, Louis Garrel, Sergio Rubini, and Jasmine Trinca
The 33rd edition of Il cinema ritrovato film festival, to be held in Bologna from June 22 to 30, include: the tribute to Eduardo De Filippo; the portrait of a film icon such as Jean Gabin; new restorations from The Piano, to be presented by Jane Campion, to Easy Rider, to be introduced by Peter Fonda
Tutto il mio folle amore [lit. All my fool love] is the title of the upcoming film by Gabriele Salvatore, loosely adapted from Fulvio Ervas’ novel Se ti abbraccio non aver paura [lit. If I hug you don’t be scared].
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