Marco Pontecorvo opens Bif&st
by Vittoria Scarpa
- Tempo instabile... con probabili schiarite, with Luca Zingaretti and John Turturro, will be the opening film of the Bari International Film Festival that will be held from 21 to 28 March
Tempo instabile... con probabili schiarite [+see also:
interview: Marco Pontecorvo
film profile] (Partly cloudy with sunny spells), the second work by successful director of photography Marco Pontecorvo (The Truce, Passione, Fading Gigolo [+see also:
interview: Vanessa Paradis
film profile]), will be the opening film of the Bif&st, the Bari International Film Festival hosted by Ettore Scola and directed by Felice Laudadio and held from 21 to 28 March.
Selected in competition in the section Panorama Internazionale, the comedy by Pontecorvo (Pasinetti Award in Venice in 2008 for his debut film Pa-ra-da) is a sarcastic metaphor for the vices, defects and virtues alive in Italy today: in a small tranquil town of the Marche region, two friends find oil in the courtyard of their cooperative on the brink of bankruptcy. An explosive mix that breaks all the rules: friendships end, marriages crumble and the whole town is left in turmoil.
Tempo instabile... con probabili schiarite stars Luca Zingaretti, Lillo (Pasquale Petrolo), Carolina Crescentini, with a special guest appearance by John Turturro, all highly anticipated in Bari on 21 March for the festival opening night at Teatro Petruzzelli. The film is produced by Panorama Films with Rai Cinema and will be released in theatres on 2 April distributed by Good Films.
(Translated from Italian)