Monday 20th November 2023 at 6pm – Italian Institute of Culture, Pavilion Hall
A movie highly acclaimed by a whole generation during the Nineties, Gabriele Salvatore’s Mediterraneo (1991) won the Academy Award as Best Foreign movie in 1992, reinforcing the international fame of Salvatores within the so-called “tetralogy of escape”, comprising “Marrakech Express” (1989), “Turnè” (1990) and “Puerto Escondido” (1992).
It consists of three movies directed by Salvatores centred upon the theme of disillusionment and escape towards a new identity in terms of inner self, individualism, and finding a form of commitment detached from ideology and collective metanarratives, but led instead by charismatic and ironic role models.
The film will be screened in Italian with English subtitles and will be introduced by an analysis of its context and the
Free admission, booking recommended.
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