march, 2016

8mar7:00 pm- 8:50 pmA Special Day (Una giornata particolare) By Ettore ScolaA tribute to the great Italian Film Director who passed away last JanuaryItalian Cultural Institute

Event Details

In Rome, fascist supporter Emanuele (John Vernon) attends a parade commemorating Adolf Hitler’s historic meeting with Italian leader Benito Mussolini, leaving his apolitical wife, Antonietta (Sophia Loren), to tend to household duties. Antonietta encounters a man, Gabriele (Marcello Mastroianni), who appears surprisingly nonplussed by the political event. Over the course of the day, the two forge a close friendship that will forever change their perceptions of life, love and politics.

Drama/1977/106min/colour
Cast: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon

Walter Veltroni is an Italian writer, filmmaker, journalist and politician, who served as the first leader of the Democratic Party.  He served as Deputy Prime Minister,  Minister for Culture (1998 – 2001) and as Mayor of Rome from June 2001 to February 2008.

In Italian with English subtitles

Admission free, book online

Time

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:50 pm

Location

Italian Cultural Institute

39 Belgrave Square Belgravia, London SW1X 8NX UK

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