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RELEASES Italy

Veronesi, Ferrario and Gondry

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Coming out on 750 screens Manuale d'amore 2 (Capitoli successivi) [+see also:
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[lit. “Manual of Love 2 (The Next Chapters); see article] is the strongest release of the weekend. Giovanni Veronesi’s film, starring Monica Bellucci, Carlo Verdone, Riccardo Scamarcio and Sergio Rubini, will go up against Gabriele Muccino’s The Pursuit of Happyness, Casino Royale [+see also:
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and Rocky Balboa.

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The second Italian title on release is Davide Ferrario’s documentary Primo Levi’s Journey [+see also:
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(01 Distribution), which screened at the RomeFilmFest. The director, together with writer Marco Belpoliti, traveled the same route that Primo Levi covered, on foot, when returning home to Turin from Auschwitz in 1945 (see l'article.

After shooting two films in the US, talented filmmaker Michel Gondry also returned home to make The Science of Sleep [+see also:
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, a surreal and visionary story about a shy young man (Gael Garcia Bernal) who cannot distinguish dreams from reality. The film also stars Charlotte Gainsbourg and Alain Chabat.

Released last summer in France, the film is being distributed in Italy by Mikado, who co-produced it with Gaumont and companies.

(Translated from Italian)

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