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Lunedì al Cinema // Puccini e la fanciulla



Lunedì al Cinema // Puccini e la fanciulla

In 1909, while famous opera composer Giacomo Puccini is totally engrossed with the writing of La fanciulla del West, a complex intrigue swirls around him, his step-daughter Fosca, the young maid Doria, Fosca’s mother Elvira, and Giulia, who works as a waitress in the “Chalet da Emilio” in front of Puccini’s villa in Torre del Lago. Romance, envy, jealousy and death are the protagonists of this intense silent drama, a labyrinth of ambiguities and secrets revealing the controversial demise of the composer’s youngest maid and a hidden love affair.

Directed by Paolo Benvenuti, 2008.

Lunedì al Cinema (Monday at the Cinema) is a series of screenings dedicated to Italian contemporary cinema, presented in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. All the films are shown at the IIC in Italian with English subtitles. Free admission.


Date: Monday, February 10, 2020

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm

Organised by : IIC

Admission : Free