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Film preceded by an introduction then followed by a Salon Italia discussion over a free glass of wine
Venue: Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8NX
Date: Thursday 30 March
Duration: 117 minutes
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Cast: Monica Vitti, Richard Harris, Carlo Chionetti
Synopsis: In a bleak rundown industrial area a young woman, Giuliana, tries to cope with life. She's married to Ugo the manager of a local plant but is soon having an affair with one of his co-workers, Corrado Zeller, who is visiting. Giuliana is unstable, not quite knowing anymore just what her role is, whether that be a wife, a mother or just another person. Her escape from life is short-lived however as Zeller is simply using her to satisfy his own needs and desires.