Silvia, Ricky and the Italian Cinema organized by Cinecitta’ Luce with the American Cinematheque


“November’s on the way, together with a new edition of Cinema Italian Style. Now at its eight year, the festival, which will run from November 11 to the 15, continues the commitment to present the best of Italian film to American audiences, featuring many unreleased pieces of work, and a tribute to world-wide famous producer Dino De Laurentiis, who died a year ago. Among the guests on the red carpet of The Egyptian Theater on November 11 are Emanuele Crialese, with his Italian selection to the Academy Award for best foreign language film “Terraferma”, Terry Gilliam, with an exclusive preview of his latest film “The Wholly Family” shot entirely in Naples and produced by Italian pasta company Garofalo, and many more. Eleven films of different genres, will be shown during the five days of the festival, together with various appointments promoted by the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, all hosted by long-time film journalist in Italy and godmother of the festival Silvia Bizio.”  

Ricky Tognazzi, son of Italian legendary actor Ugo Tognazzi, will present during Cinema Italian Style his film “Il padre e lo straniero”. Due to work in Italy, he will not be able to reach us in L.A., but composer Carlo Siliotto and singer Haaz Sleiman will represent him and will perform live the title song “Nour Enayyi” (Light of my eyes)

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  1. Da “L’educazione sentimentale”, passando per il Paolino de “La famiglia”, per “Ultrà” , “La scorta” e tanti altri film girati come attore o regista fino a “Tutta colpa della musica”, ci è caro quel suo faccione buono che ha saputo affrancarsi con talento da quel meraviglioso “mostro” di suo padre.

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