Cineforum – Allacciate le cinture

For our last cinema night of term, we will be showing Turkish-Italian director Ferzan Özpetek’s latest film, “Allacciate le cinture” (“Fasten your seatbelts”). Elena (Kasia Smutniak) and Antonio (Francesco Arca) are complete opposites. They are too different in terms of personality, life choices, worldview, and the way they relate to others. However, they are overwhelmed

Cineforum – Un viaggio chiamato amore

For our second cinema night of term, we will be screening “Un viaggio chiamato amore” (“A journey called love”) by director Michele Placido. The movie tells the story of the tormented relationship between novelist Sibilla Aleramo and poet Dino Campana. Trailer: There will be English subtitles. Refreshments will be provided. The event will be

Pranzo di Ferragosto – Cineforum

Dear Cinema-lovers, for our last cinema night of term, we will be screening the 2008 comedy Pranzo di Ferragosto, by Roman actor and director Gianni Di Gregorio. An affable bachelor, Gianni (Gianni Di Gregorio), who still lives with his elderly mother (Valeria De Franciscis), has coasted through life and has no complaints about that. But


For our second cinema night of term, we are presenting one of legendary film director Federico Fellini’s greatest works: the 1973 masterpiece “Amarcord”. In an Italian seaside town, young Titta (Bruno Zanin) gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern

Cineforum – Divorzio all’italiana

The Cambridge University Italian Society is proud to invite you to our first Cinema Night of the year! Lighten up a gloomy and dark autumn evening with a classic Italian comedy: Divorce, Italian Style by Pietro Germi. Ferdinando Cefalù (Marcello Mastroianni) would love to unload his demanding, sex-starved, monumentally unappealing wife, Rosalia (Daniela Rocca), but