"Tullio Kezich, who collaborated with Olmi on the script, was a famous Italian film critic and also the most eminent biographer of Fellini"
Venue: Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8NX
"Ermanno Olmi films simply and affectingly to give a sweet and faithful rendition of the Austrian novelist Joseph Roth’s 1939 novella"
The Salon Italia event is a collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute
Film preceded by an introduction and followed by a discussion group
Duration: 128 minutes
Director: Ermanno Olmi
Cast: Rutger Hauer
Synopsis: An alcoholic homeless man is given two hundred francs by a stranger, who requests that when he can he will return the money to Saint Therese in the cathedral.