10.18.2006

Marco Bellochio Festival, and Luigi Lo Cascio


"NEW ITALIAN CINEMA Our weeklong feast of the best Italian films returns to San Francisco November 12-19 at Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas. Now in its tenth year, New Italian Cinema's collection of features and shorts is a celebration of the rich cinematic and cultural tradition of Italy. The festival begins with THE WEDDING DIRECTOR the newest film from the great Marco Bellocchio, who will be here in attendance. The Film Society, along with the Italian Cultural Institute, will present two more Bellocchio films, GOOD MORNING, NIGHT and FISTS IN THE POCKET, followed by seven features and seven shorts from the emerging class of Italian directors. New Italian Cinema closes with THREE DAYS OF ANARCHY, directed by Vito Zagarrio, a tale of love and war in Sicily during World War II. Tickets go on sale to members of the Film Society and Italian Cultural Institute on Monday, October 23 and to the general public on October 30."

[San Francisco Film Society News]

Ooh, "Good Morning, Night" features two of my favorite actors from Best of Youth (La Meglio Gioventu), Maya Sansa and Luigi Lo Cascio on November 13th (a very special day)!

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