#Italian Films: La Grande Bellezza – film and director featured this week

Photo courtesy of American Cinematheque
Photo courtesy of American Cinematheque

GOLDEN GLOBE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM SYMPOSIUM
EGYPTIAN THEATRE
6712 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028
Saturday, January 11 – 1:00 PM – Egyptian Theatre

Free Event! You’ve Seen Their Films, Now Meet These Filmmakers In Person!

Please join us for a FREE panel discussion with the filmmakers of the Golden Globe nominees for Best Foreign Language Film in person!

For more information: http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/golden-globe-foreign-language-nominees-2014

The film screened earlier this week. Here is the information about the film: Trailer

THE GREAT BEAUTY/LA GRANDE BELLEZZA 2013, Janus Films, 142 min, Italy, Dir: Paolo Sorrentino

Director Paolo Sorrentino (IL DIVO) returns with a dazzling elegy to Rome’s past glories – and those of Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo), a once-promising writer who fritters away his time with Roman high society. There are echoes of LA DOLCE VITA in this portrait of a man adrift in the Eternal City, not the least of which is the sense that we are witnessing a master filmmaker at work. Official selection of the 2013 Cannes International Film Festival, and Italy’s official entry for the 2014 Foreign-Language Film Oscar. “THE GREAT BEAUTY will surprise, perplex and bewitch highbrow audiences yearning for cinematic feasts.” – Jay Weissberg, Variety. In Italian with English subtitles.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: