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ADIFF - Ultima Fermata, Volta & public interview



ADIFF - Ultima Fermata, Volta & public interview

public interview with Caludia Cardinale

Tue 23rd FebruaryLight House 1 / 18:10 / 77 minsUltima Fermata Volta & Public InterviewDirector: Giambattista AssantiCast: Claudia Cardinale, Sergio AssisiWith Special Guest Claudia CardinaleThe latest production starring the Muse of Italian Film, Claudia Cardinale, Ultima Fermata is the exceptional story of several generations of men and women whose lives had been bound by a legendary train line in Southern Italy. As the time ebbed by over the 20th Century, the railway line observed the departures and arrivals of entire families. Like a mute spectator it witnessed stories of love and hate, joy and sorrow, as time ticked by on the track line.Public Interview with Claudia CardinaleBorn in Tunisia in 1938, Claudia Cardinale was inspired to pursue a career in acting following a trip to Venice Film Festival as a teenager. She studied in Rome and went on to make her screen debut in 1958 in Mario Monicelli’s Big Deal on Madonna Street, followed a year later by Pietro Germi’s The Facts of Murder.Following a string of performances under the direction of highly regarded ?lm-makers, including Abel Gance, Luchino Visconti, and Philippe de Broca, Cardinale starred in Federico Fellini’s 1963 masterpiece 8 ½, propelling her to international stardom. That same year, she also appeared in Luchino Visconti’s The Leopard and Sandra (p.52), before making the jump to Hollywood where she starred in numerous hit ?lms from Blake Edwards’ The Pink Panther to Sergio Leone’s epic masterpiece Once Upon a Time in The West (p.46).In the early ’80s Cardinale worked with legendary auteur, Werner Herzog, in his classic Fitzcarraldo opposite KlausKinski. Claudia has continued to keep busy in ?lm and television and since 1999 has been a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for the Defense of Women’s Rights. ADIFF is delighted to welcome Claudia Cardinale to the festival, and to honour her with a Volta Award for her lifetime achievement in cinema. She will appear in a public interview at the screening of her latest Ultima


Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Entrance : Free