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Vitti
"a love letter to one of the most talented personalities of Italian cinema." - IL FATTO QUOTIDIANO
PLOT:

A documentary focused on one of the best-known female faces in Italian cinema, particularly in the second half of the twentieth century. Monica Vitti is a name that immediately refers to the great cinema, that of Antonioni, of which she was his muse, and of Monicelli, with whom she collaborated several times. But there were many other filmmakers who wanted her in front of their camera, from Dino Risi to Luciano Salce, up to the surrealist Buñuel.

It is a tribute to her career and her life. It traces the artistic rise of a star, divided between cinema and TV, where she has not only acted in TV series but was also a guest in various programs. Inevitably, one cannot fail to mention the private life of this woman, capable of being defined as sunny and at the same time introverted. Many people, from friends and colleagues, to critics and writers, and costume experts, share their memories.

Despite being forced by her illness to avoid the stage and the spotlight, Vitti remained an international movie star until her death February 2, 2022.

CAST: Paola Cortellesi, Carlo Verdone, Christian De Sica, Pilar Fogliati
YEAR: 2021
LENGTH: 80 min.
GENRE: Documentary
RATING: USA: no rating

TIMES: March 18, 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time til 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on March 20
   

 
  Please note, while the trailer may not include subtitles, the film will be screened with English subtitles.

DIRECTOR'S NOTES:     FC

Fabrizio Corallo, born in Trani, graduated with a law degree. Since 1979, he has been involved in cinema and entertainment and has assisted the directors of several films, including Pupi Avati and Renzo Arbore. He moved to Rome in 1980 and began writing articles dedicated above all to cinema but also to TV, theater and music for various newspapers.

Regarding his documentary, Corallo stated it "honors one of the most important actresses of the post-war era.”


DISTRIBUTOR: Dazzle Communication, Piazza Sannazaro 71, Naples