october, 2015

27oct6:30 pm- 7:50 pmTHE GRIM REAPER (LA COMMARE SECCA) by Bernardo BertolucciIntroduced by Nick Walker and followed by a discussionItalian Cultural Institute

Event Details

Near the Tiber river, in a Roman park, a prostitute was killed. The police tracks down people that were inside the park during that night. They are questioned and have to explain why they were there. One of them is the killer.  In this stunning debut feature —based on a story by Pier Paolo Pasolini—Bernardo Bertolucci utilizes a series of interconnected flashbacks to explore the nature of truth and the reliability of narrative.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Writer: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Cast: Francesco Ruiu, Giancarlo De Rosa, Vincenzo Ciccora | 1962, ’88

Nick Walker
is a freelance film programmer, events producer and lecturer. Previously director of ‘National Schools Film Week’ schools film festival and producer of the annual cult film season ‘Scalarama’, Nick is also the founder and Director of Rochester Kino.


(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm


Italian Cultural Institute

39 Belgrave Square Belgravia, London SW1X 8NX UK

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