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CINEMA ITALIANO  FESTIVAL
4 - 11 JANUARY 2024

All tickets $17 except opening night, $20

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THE KING OF LAUGHTER

Thu 4 Jan 8.00pm 

Biographical Italian drama on comic theatre icon Eduardo Scarpetta, played by screen legend Toni Servillo.

 2h 13m Rated M 
 

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BLOW UP

 

Fri 5 Jan 8.00pm

 

Michelangelo Antonioni's first English-language film. A portrait of swinging '60s London under the guise of a thriller, it follows a fashion photographer who unwittingly takes a photograph of a murder. 

 

1h 51m Rated M

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NOSTALGIA

 

Sat 6 Jan 8.00pm
 

Felice Lasco returns to the Sanità district to look after his sick and dying mother after 45 years spent between the Middle East and Africa. In Naples he waits to meet Oreste, a friend of the past, who has become a criminal.

 

1h 58m Rated M

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POWER OF ROME

 

Sun 7 Jan 5.00pm

 

In this fascinating documentary, journey through the wonders of the Eternal City, an open-air theatre where the history of the world was staged.

 

1h 23m Rated E

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SUPERHEROES

 

Mon 8 Jany 8.00pm

 

The story of a loving couple who struggles to keep their relationship alive against the inescapable passing of time, told in a nonlinear way over the course of ten years in their lives.

 

2h 00m Rated M

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LORD OF THE ANTS

 

Tue 9 Jan 4.30pm 

 

Poet and playwright Aldo Braibanti is put on trial in 1960s Italy over the accuse of "plagio", a Fascist-era criminal offence, in this drama based on a true story.

 

2h 10m Rated M

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BLACKOUT LOVE

 

Wed 10 Jan 8.00pm 

 

A young woman who flees from commitment has her life priorities upended when an ex reappears in this Italian romantic comedy.

 

1h 35m Rated M

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THE HUMMINGBIRD

 

Thur 11 Jan 8.00pm 

 

Based on the novel by Sandro Veronesi, this nonlinear epic depicts the strange, wondrous life of Marco Carrera from childhood through adulthood to his final years.

 

2h 10m Rated M

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