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Italian Film Festival Havelock North - The Great Beauty

Italian Film Festival Havelock North - The Great Beauty


The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the film 'The Great Beauty / La Grande Bellezza'

Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Length: 144 mins

Cast: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Isabella Ferrari

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Language: Italian with English Subtitles

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Synopsis

In Paolo Sorrentino’s intoxicating cinematic fresco of contemporary Rome, Toni Servillo plays Jep, a long-stalled writer and wealthy bon vivant whom we first meet turning 65 in grand style. A visit from the widower of an old girlfriend provokes unexpected invigoration of his dormant creative instincts. Critics were stupefied when this astounding film left Cannes prizeless.

“A gorgeous movie, the film equivalent of a magnificent banquet composed of 78 sweet courses. It is in the classic high Italian style of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita and Antonioni’s La Notte: an aria of romantic ennui among those classes with the sophistication and leisure to appreciate it. The grande bellezza, like the grande tristezza, can mean love, or sex, or art, or death, but most of all it here means Rome, and the movie wants to drown itself in Rome’s fathomless depths of history and worldliness …

“It’s an exploration of all things surface, yes, but it has a soul too, and just as the supremely controlled and refined Jep surprises himself by crying at a funeral, so the final power of The Great Beauty surprises us too.” - Dave Calhoun, Time Out London

Winner

Best Foreign Language Film, Academy Award 2014

Best Foreign Film, Golden Globes 2014

Best Foreign Film, Baftas 2014

Best Film, Director, Actor, Editing, European Film Awards 2014

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When

Friday 27 November, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Wednesday 9 December, 10:30am to 12:00pm

Cost

Restrictions: All Ages

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Where

EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
11 Joll Rd, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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