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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: Monday 23 Aprl
Duration: 93 minutes
Director: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
Cast: Maria Cumani Quasimodo, Lucio Dalla, Fernuccio De Ceresa
Synopsis: This film relates several disparate storylines, each representing a different type of lifestyle within Italian society at the time, through their common impersonal relationship to a social event of global importance to Italian society at the time, the death, and impending funeral of the long time leader of the Italian Communist Party.