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Verso Sud: Italian cinema reaches Frankfurt, tribute to Liliana Cavani

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Verso Sud: Italian cinema reaches Frankfurt, tribute to Liliana Cavani

The 17th edition of Verso Sud, the Italian film season taking place in Frankfurt’s Deutsches Filmmuseum from December 2-12 will open with the screening of Andrea Molaioli’s The Jewel [+see also:
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(photo). Organised by the organization Made in Italy with the support of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities - General Direction for cinema, and with the collaboration of the Italian Cultural Institute’s General Consulate, the festival will show some most interesting titles from Italy’s most recent productions.

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Apart from the film by Molaioli, who will be in Frankfurt to meet the audience, also to be screened are Antonio Capuano’s L'amore buio [+see also:
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, Stefano Incerti’s Gorbaciòf [+see also:
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,Gabriele Salvatores’s Happy Family [+see also:
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, Paolo Genovese’s The Immature [+see also:
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, Paola Randi’s Into Paradiso [+see also:
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, Paolo Virzì’s The First Beautiful Thing [+see also:
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, Francesca Comencini’s Lo spazio bianco [+see also:
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, Giorgio Diritti’s L'uomo che verrà [+see also:
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and Carlo Mazzacurati’s documentary Sei Venezia [+see also:
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Moreover, this year the event pays tribute to Liliana Cavani, who, along with her loyal screenwriter Italo Moscati, will be in frankfurt on December 3. The exhibition dedicated to the director will open with The Night Porter; the other films scheduled are Francesco d'Assisi, Milarepa, Beyond Good and Evil, The Berlin Affair, Dove siete? Io sono qui.

And in the year of the 150th anniversary of Italy’s Unity, we couldn’t do without two films dedicated to the country’s history: Mario Martone’s We Believed [+see also:
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interview: Mario Martone
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and Sergio Colabona’s Passannante.

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(Translated from Italian)

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