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Italian cinema in London: Paolo Virzì

Italian Cinema London is proud to present a retrospective of the work of Paolo Virzì, one of Italy’s best-regarded contemporary film directors. Hailed as a major heir of the Italian comedy film tradition, Virzì has mastered the art of using tragi-comic characters and outlandish situations to make serious comments on modern-day Italy and its social issues. His interesting and varied…

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Riverside Studios: Nanni Moretti retrospective

Italian Cinema London presents Nanni Moretti Retrospective Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 April Italian director Nanni Moretti, president of the jury for this year’s Cannes Film Festival, highlights include The Son’s Room, winner of the Palme d’Or in 2001, and The Caiman, inspired by anti-Berlusconi feelings it is believed that this film influenced the outcome of the 2006 Italian General Election. Read…

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